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Charlotte Zolotow was born Charlotte Gertrude Shapiro on June 26, 1915 in Norfolk, Virginia. She studied at the University of Wisconsin, where she took classes in art, writing and child psychology. She began her publishing career in New York, in the adult trade-book division of what is now known as HarperCollins, but eventually took a job in the children's division. As an editor, she presided over her own imprint, Charlotte Zolotow Books. She was named publisher emerita at HarperCollins in 1991. Her first picture book, The Park Book, was published in 1944. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 90 children's books including Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present, My Grandson Lew, William's Doll, The Hating Book, and The Seashore Book. In 1998, the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) at the Univeristy of Wisconsin - Madison's School of Education established the Charlotte Zolotow Award, which is an American literary award presented annually for outstanding picture book writing published in the United States in the preceding year. Zolotow died on November 19, 2013 at the age of 98. — biography from Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present… (more)
Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present 1,490 copies, 30 reviews
William's Doll 937 copies, 59 reviews
The Storm Book 726 copies, 11 reviews
When The Wind Stops 568 copies, 7 reviews
The Seashore Book 532 copies, 13 reviews
The Hating Book 368 copies, 12 reviews
The Bunny Who Found Easter 363 copies, 5 reviews
I Know a Lady 305 copies
I Like to Be Little 295 copies, 7 reviews
Big Sister and Little Sister 268 copies, 7 reviews
The Quarreling Book 265 copies, 11 reviews
Over and Over 233 copies, 8 reviews
Some Things Go Together 219 copies, 7 reviews
Do You Know What I'll Do? (Author) 171 copies, 13 reviews
My Grandson Lew 160 copies, 4 reviews
A Tiger Called Thomas 158 copies, 6 reviews
Sleepy Book 153 copies, 6 reviews
Say It! 141 copies, 10 reviews
The Beautiful Christmas Tree 139 copies, 5 reviews
This Quiet Lady 129 copies, 5 reviews
My Friend John 118 copies, 46 reviews
The Sky Was Blue 110 copies, 3 reviews
If You Listen 109 copies, 1 review
If It Weren't for You 105 copies, 27 reviews
A Father Like That 102 copies, 22 reviews
Seasons: A Book of Poems 96 copies, 4 reviews
Summer Is 87 copies, 1 review
The Moon Was the Best 85 copies, 4 reviews
Someday 79 copies, 2 reviews
The Little Black Puppy 67 copies, 1 review
Hold My Hand 61 copies, 4 reviews
The Old Dog 49 copies, 9 reviews
The Park Book 45 copies
Flocks of Birds (Author) 43 copies, 1 review
In My Garden 42 copies, 3 reviews
May I Visit? 36 copies
The Three Funny Friends 31 copies, 1 review
Big Brother 30 copies
The New Friend 30 copies, 3 reviews
Wake Up and Goodnight 28 copies, 1 review
Janey 28 copies, 2 reviews
The song 26 copies
One Step Two... 25 copies, 1 review
Peter and the Pigeons 21 copies, 1 review
Someone New 19 copies, 2 reviews
Who Is Ben? 19 copies, 1 review
But Not Billy 19 copies, 1 review
Not a Little Monkey 18 copies, 1 review
River Winding 17 copies, 1 review
It's Not Fair 15 copies
Timothy Too! 13 copies
All That Sunlight: Poems 11 copies, 1 review
Indian Indian 11 copies
Wake Up 1 copy
Snippets 1 copy
You & Me 1 copy
The Big Book for Peace (Contributor) 784 copies, 14 reviews
Free to Be... You and Me (Contributor) 465 copies, 8 reviews
Friendship Stories You Can Share (Contributor) 103 copies, 1 review
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