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DUCK AND HIPPO THE SECRET VALENTINE. (Two Lions, Publication date 18 December 2018) It’s Valentine’s Day, and something curious is going on. As the birds tweet their love songs, Hippo and his friends Elephant, Pig, and Turtle each receive mysterious, unsigned Valentine’s Day cards. Hippo wonders if his is from Duck; Elephant and Turtle think theirs are from Pig; and Pig dreams that hers is from Turtle. The cards tell the friends to come to the park at four o’clock to meet their valentines—so they’ll find out soon enough! As the clock ticks away, the friends wonder—and dream—about their valentines and make special preparations. But when they arrive…SURPRISE!
LITTLE FOX IN THE SNOW. (Candlewick, Publication date 13 November 2018) A red fox emerges from its burrow one wintry morning, a fiery streak against stark white surroundings, driven by hunger and curiosity to investigate its world. Encountering a mouse, a hare, and a wolverine, the little fox takes on the role of both hunter and hunted before returning to the safety of its den, where — perhaps — it dreams of something more. Jonathan London’s poetic text and Daniel Miyares’s stunning impressionistic paintings provide an evocative portrait of a fox and its place in the natural world.
DUCK AND HIPPO GIVE THANKS. (Two Lions, Publication date August 2018) It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and Hippo has his heart set on having a good old-fashioned feast with Duck and their friends. Together, Duck and Hippo go shopping for food and invite Turtle, Elephant, and Pig to share the special day with them. Then they get everything ready. But while Hippo goes to bed dreaming of his good old-fashioned Thanksgiving, Duck is busy making her own plans. There’s going to be a BIG surprise—one that will remind Hippo of all he has to be thankful for. Join Duck and Hippo for a memorable celebration!
SLEEP TRAIN. (Viking, Publication date 3 April 2018) A little boy climbs into bed with a book and starts counting the train cars in it, between the engine and caboose. "Ten sleepy cars going clickety-clack," reads the refrain. But as the boy counts cars and gets sleepier and sleepier, his room looks more and more like one of the train cars from his book--the sleeping car, of course!
PUP THE SEA OTTER. (a picture book, illustrated by Sean London, Graphic Arts, April 4, 2017)
Winner of the 2017 National Outdoor Book Award and the National Science Teacher's Association Award.
DUCK AND HIPPO in the rainstorm. (1st picture book in a new series, Two Lions/Amazon.).
DUCK AND HIPPO lost and found. (Two Lions/Amazon, publication date 15 August 2017)
DESOLATION CANYON. Publication date: February 10, 2015, Graphic Arts, a middle grade novel (up to age 14; about twelve year olds Aaron and Lisa on a death-defying white water rafting trip with their fathers--and a 16 year old named Cassidy, who has "trouble" written all over him). It is the first of a three-book series. Illustrated by my son, Sean London.
BELLA BELLA (the sequel to DESOLATION CANYON), a middle grade novel illustrated by Sean London (Graphic Arts, Feb. 9, 2016)
GRIZZLY PEAK. (3rd book in Aaron's Wilderness middle grade novel series, illustrated by Sean London, February 7. 2017)
HIPPOS ARE HUGE. Candlewick's Read and Wonder series, 10 March 2015
OTTERS LOVE TO PLAY. Illustrated by Meilo So. (Candlewick, March 22, 2016)