Search - List of Books by Daniel Pinkwater

"Some women have said, 'Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy, what will people think of me?' But they were converted and sometimes surprised." -- Daniel Pinkwater
Daniel Manus Pinkwater (born November 15, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States) is an author of mostly children's books and is an occasional commentator on National Public Radio. He attended Bard College. Well-known books include Lizard Music, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, Fat Men from Space, Borgel, and the picture book The Big Orange Splot. His collections of NPR essays (most notably Fish Whistle) explain that many elements of his fiction are based on real events and people he encountered in his youth. Pinkwater is a trained artist and has illustrated many of his books in the past, although for more recent works that task has passed to his wife Jill Pinkwater. His artistic style varies from work to work, with some books illustrated in computer drawings, others in woodcuts and others in Magic Marker. He does not work in any set category, rather his work is intended for a wide variety of ages from picture books to adult fiction.

Pinkwater varies his name slightly between books ("Daniel Pinkwater", "Daniel M. Pinkwater", "Daniel Manus Pinkwater", "D. Manus Pinkwater", etc.); allegedly, he claims that he does this in order to annoy the librarians who have to catalogue his books. His parents were Jewish and emigrated from Poland before he was born; he describes his father as "a sport" and a "ham-eating, iconoclastic Jew."

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Total Books: 146
Four Hoboken Stories
2017 - Four Hoboken Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486815718
ISBN-10: 0486815714
Genre: Children's Books

Lizard Music
2017 - Lizard Music (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781681371849
ISBN-10: 1681371847
Genre: Children's Books

Mrs Noodlekugel and Drooly the Bear
2016 - Mrs Noodlekugel and Drooly the Bear (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780763690755
ISBN-10: 0763690759
Genre: Children's Books

Bear and Bunny
2015 - Bear and Bunny (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780763671532
ISBN-10: 0763671533
Genre: Children's Books

Mrs Noodlekugel and Four Blind Mice
2015 - Mrs Noodlekugel and Four Blind Mice (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780763676582
ISBN-10: 0763676586
Genre: Children's Books

Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah Kitten
2014 - Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah Kitten (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312621346
ISBN-10: 0312621345
Genre: Children's Books

Sleepover Larry
2013 - Sleepover Larry (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477847657
ISBN-10: 1477847650
Genre: Children's Books

Mrs Noodlekugel
2013 - Mrs Noodlekugel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780763664527
ISBN-10: 0763664529
Genre: Children's Books

Bushman Lives
2012 - Bushman Lives (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780547385396
ISBN-10: 0547385390
Genre: Children's Books

Bear in Love
2012 - Bear in Love (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780763645694
ISBN-10: 0763645699
Genre: Children's Books

Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl
2011 - Adventures of a Cat-whiskered Girl (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780547550022
ISBN-10: 0547550022
Genre: Children's Books

Uncle Boris in the Yukon and Other Shaggy Dog Stor
I Am the Dog
2010 - I Am the Dog (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060555054
ISBN-10: 006055505X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Beautiful Yetta The Yiddish Chicken
2010 - Beautiful Yetta the Yiddish Chicken (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312644413
ISBN-10: 0312644418
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

The Yggyssey How Iggy Wondered What Happened to All the Ghosts Found Out Where They Went and Went There
The Neddiad How Neddie Took the Train Went to Hollywood and SavedCivilization
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency
2007 - The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781416928096
ISBN-10: 141692809X
Genre: Children's Books

Yo-yo Man
2007 - Yo-yo Man (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060555023
ISBN-10: 0060555025
Genre: Children's Books

The Neddiad How Neddie Took the Train Went to Hollywood and Saved Civilization
2007 - The Neddiad How Neddie Took the Train Went to Hollywood and Saved Civilization [Neddie and Friends, Bk 1] (Hardcover)Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780618594443
ISBN-10: 0618594442
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

The Neddiad
2007 - The Neddiad (Audio CD)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781428148697
ISBN-10: 1428148698
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

2006 - Bad Bears in the Big City [Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Looking for Bobowicz A Hoboken Chicken Story
2006 - Looking for Bobowicz a Hoboken Chicken Story (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780060535568
ISBN-10: 0060535563
Genre: Children's Books

2006 - Looking for Bobowicz [Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2002 - Werewolf Club Meets Oliver Twit [Werewolf Club Ready for Chapters Paperback] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2002 - Fat Camp Commandos Go West [Fat Camp Commandos] (Hardcover)Paperback
2002 - Trakula (Paperback)
2002 - Cone Kong [Hello Reader, L2] (Paperback)
2001 - Werewolf Club Meets Dorkula [Werewolf Club Ready for Chapters Paperback] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2001 - Werewolf Club Meets the Hound of the Basketballs [Werewolf Club Ready for Chapters Paperback] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2001 - The Lunchroom of Doom [Werewolf Club Ready for Chapters Paperback] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2000 - The Magic Pretzel [Werewolf Club Ready for Chapters Hardcover] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2000 - Borgel [Ab 12 J.] (Hardcover)
1999 - Big Bob and the Thanksgiving Potato [Hello Reader!, Level 3] (Paperback)
1999 - Second-grade Ape [Hello Reader! DO NOT USE, please choose level and binding] (Other)Paperback
1998 - Second-grade Ape [Hello Reader, L4] (Paperback)
1991 - Wempires (Other)