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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

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Ole Risom (1920-2000) was one of the most influential publishers of mass-market books for children. He was vice president and art director of Golden Books at Western Publishing Company from 1952-1972, and then vice president and associate publisher of the juvenile division of Random House from 1972-1990. He worked closely with his good friend Richard Scarry over the years at both houses. He also worked with Dr. Seuss, Jim Henson, Stan and Jan Berenstain, Leo Lionni, Laurent de Brunhoff, Charles M. Schulz, and Marc Brown.


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I Am a Bunny
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Board

Cuddle up with Nicholas the bunny through the seasons in Richard Scarry's beloved classic. This adorable story makes a perfect gift to fill any Easter basket this spring!

I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree.

In the spring, Nicholas picks flowers and chases butterflies, and in... Read More
 





I Am a Bunny
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
eBook

I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree.

In the spring, Nicholas likes to sniff the flowers, and in the summer, watch the frogs in the pond. In the fall, he watches the animals getting ready for winter, and in winter, watches the snow falling from... Read More
 





I Am a Bunny: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
eBook

I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree.

The classic book illustrated by Richard Scarry is now available with charming audio narration. In the spring, Nicholas likes to sniff the flowers, and in the summer, watch the frogs in the pond. In the fall, he watches... Read More
 





I Am A Bunny
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Hardcover

Cuddle up with Nicholas the bunny in Richard Scarry's beloved classic. 

I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree.

In the spring, Nicholas picks flowers and chases butterflies, and in the summer, watches the frogs in the pond. In the autumn, he sees the animals preparing for... Read More
 





I Am a Bunny/Soy Un Conejito
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
eBook

Cuddle up with Nicholas the bunny in Richard Scarry's beloved classic. 

I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree.

In the spring, Nicholas picks flowers and chases butterflies, and in the summer, watches the frogs in the pond. In the autumn, he sees the animals preparing for... Read More
 





I Am a Bunny/Soy Un conejito
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Board

This Richard Scarry classic is now available in a bilingual board-book edition--featuring both Spanish and English!

The beloved classic I Am a Bunny is now available in a Spanish/English bilingual board book! Richard Scarry's beautiful paintings of a sweet bunny named Nicholas, paired with simple, engaging text, have thrilled readers for more... Read More
 





I am a Kitten
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller
Board

This tall board book, in the tradition of I am a Bunny and The Rooster Struts, is now back in print with adorable new illustrations!

The beloved board book I am a Kitten is backfully reillustrated and ready to be embraced by a new generation of children. Join Kate, a curious kitten... Read More
 





I am a Kitten
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller
eBook

This tall board book, in the tradition of I am a Bunny and The Rooster Struts, is now back in print with adorable new illustrations!

The beloved board book I am a Kitten is backfully reillustrated and ready to be embraced by a new generation of children. Join Kate, a curious kitten... Read More
 





I am a Mouse
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by J. P. Miller
Board

Fans of the Richard Scarry classic I am a Bunny will love this cuddly companion board book, featuring an adorable little mouse and his friends. 

I’m quite small, and I’m a mouse. I live in a big field near the woods.

A friendly wood mouse visits his many friends and neighbors. He... Read More
 





I Am a Mouse
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by J. P. Miller
eBook

This tall board book, in the tradition of I am a Bunny and The Rooster Struts, is now back in print after decades!

In 1964, children's book greats Ole Risom and J.P. Miller teamed to create a beautiful and endearing book about Deedee the mouse. After decades of being unavailable, I am... Read More
 





I am a Puppy
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller
Board

This tall board book, in the tradition of I am a Bunny and The Rooster Struts, is back in print with adorable new illustrations!

The classic board book I am a Puppy is backfully reillustrated and ready to be embraced by a new generation of children. Join Bruno, an adventurous puppy, as... Read More
 





I am a Puppy
Written by Ole Risom
Illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller
eBook

This tall board book, in the tradition of I am a Bunny and The Rooster Struts, is back in print with adorable new illustrations!

The classic board book I am a Puppy is backfully reillustrated and ready to be embraced by a new generation of children. Join Bruno, an adventurous puppy, as... Read More
 





Richard Scarry's Best Box of Little Golden Books Ever!
Written by Richard Scarry, Patsy Scarry and Ole Risom
Boxed Set

Celebrate Richard Scarry's 100th birthday with this beautiful box set featuring twelve of his classic Little Golden Books, beloved by generations!

This bright, celebratory slipcase of twelve iconic Little Golden Books honors Richard Scarry's 100th birthday in 2019. Favorite Scarry animal characters adorn this cheerful package housing the following classics: Chipmunk's ABC... Read More
 

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