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I first began making picture books in kindergarten because my other career option at the time was stealing. But a life of crime requires practice and patience, neither of which I had, so I settled into industry, making what I coveted but what my parents could not afford to buy: beautiful books like the ones my teacher read to us in school.
Publishing was no problem in those days, not like it is now. By first-grade, I was my own publisher, making multiple copies of my books by hand. As for fame and fortune, I took care of that, too–I taught... Read More


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Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
eBook

Here is the fifth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, has started to notice his mother getting bigger... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Trade Paperback

Here is the fifth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, has started to notice his mother getting bigger... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Hardcover

Here is the fifth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, has started to notice his mother getting bigger... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
eBook

Here's the third book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin Ho, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Trade Paperback

Here's the third book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin Ho, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Hardcover

Here's the third book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin Ho, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
eBook

Here's the second book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is back, and his worst fear has come... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Trade Paperback

Here's the second book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is back, and his worst fear has come... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
eBook

Here's the fourth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Hardcover Library Binding

Here's the fourth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Trade Paperback

Here's the fourth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
eBook

Here's the first book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything—elevators, tunnels, girls, and, most of all, school. He’s... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Trade Paperback

Here's the first book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything—elevators, tunnels, girls, and, most of all, school. He’s... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Hardcover

Here's the first book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything—elevators, tunnels, girls, and, most of all, school. He’s... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
eBook

Here’s the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who’s afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Hardcover Library Binding

Here’s the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who’s afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new... Read More
 





Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Hardcover

Here’s the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who’s afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new... Read More
 





Brush of the Gods
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by Meilo So
Hardcover

This gorgeous picture book biography, according to Kirkus Reviews in a starred review, is "a cheerful introduction not only to Wu Daozi, but to the power of inspiration."

Who wants to learn calligraphy when your brush is meant for so much more? Wu Daozi (689-758), known as China's greatest painter and... Read More
 





Brush of the Gods
Written by Lenore Look
Illustrated by Meilo So
eBook

   Who wants to learn calligraphy when your brush is meant for so much more? Wu Daozi (689-758), known as China's greatest painter and alive during the T'ang Dynasty, is the subject of this stunning picture book. When an old monk attempts to teach young Daozi about the ancient art of calligraphy... Read More
 

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