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  • Bibliography:
    49 Books - 3 Series
  • First Book:
    February 2000
  • Latest Book:
    August 2023
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Full Series List in Order

A Chicken Squad Adventure

1 - The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure (Apr-2014)
2 - The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure (Oct-2014)
3 - Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure (May-2016)
4 - Dark Shadows: Yes, Another Misadventure (Mar-2017)
5 - Gimme Shelter: Misadventures and Misinformation (Dec-2017)
6 - Bear Country: Bearly a Misadventure (Aug-2018)

Diary

Diary of a Worm (Aug-2003)
Diary of a Spider (Aug-2005)
Diary of a Fly (Sep-2007)
Teacher's Pet (Jun-2013)
Nat the Gnat (Jun-2014)

A J.J. Tully Mystery

1 - The Trouble With Chickens (Mar-2011)
2 - The Legend of Diamond Lil (Mar-2012)

Book List in Order: 49 titles


  • The quirky, hilarious farmyard tale that started it all from New York Times bestselling duo of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin! Now the inspiration for a new Christmas special, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Christmas on the Farm.Farmer Brown has a problem....



  • Farmer Brown is going on vacation. He asks his brother, Bob, to take care of the animals. "But keep an eye on Duck. He's trouble." Bob follows the instructions in Farmer Brown's notes exactly. He orders pizza with anchovies for the hens, bathes the ...



  • Amazon Editors recommend this book for children reading with help and building independent reading skills.

    #1 New York Times Bestseller!

    This hilarious picture book from the bestselling, acclaimed author-illustrator team of Doreen Cro...



  • My fellow Americans: It is our pleasure, our honor, our duty as citizens to present to you Duck for President. Here is a duck who began in a humble pond. Who worked his way to farmer. To governor. And now, perhaps, to the highest office in th...



  • Do you wake up with a wiggle? Do you wiggle out of bed? For energetic toddlers (are there any who aren't?), here's a book that invites them to wiggle along with the story. Told in rollicky, wiggly rhyme that begs to be read again and again, ...



  • #1 New York Times Bestseller!

    This hilarious picture book from the bestselling, acclaimed author-illustrator team of Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss tells the adventures of a spider through his daily diary entries.

    This is the diary . ....



  • Animals awake beneath blue blankets Clickety-clack! The cows on Farmer Brown's farm are typing again. Duck can't wait to show everyone their latest note. Just what are they up to this time? Duck's not telling, but if you follow the alphabet one let...



  • 1 farmer sleeping. 2 feet creeping 3 buckets piled high. 4 chickens standing by. Duck is about to trick poor Farmer Brown once again. While the farmer is sleeping the afternoon away, Duck and the other animals are planning a most unusual fishing tr...



  • Sure, they can type, but did you know that Farmer Brown’s animals can sing? The bestselling duo, Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin -- who brought you Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type; Giggle, Giggle, Quack; and Duck for President -- cordially invite y...






  • Bounce a ball right off your hands. Bounce it off your toes. Try to bounce a beach ball on the tip of your nose! Doreen Cronin and Scott Menchin, who had toddlers all over America jiggling with Wiggle, invite them now to hop, leap, pounce, and bounce...



  • This is the diary...of a fly. A fly who, when she's not landing on your head or swimming in your soup, is trying to escape her 327 brothers and sisters who are driving her crazy!

    Even though she's little -- just like her best friends Wor...



  • It's time for the annual Corn Maze Festival. The farm is bursting with activity. Cluck Whack! The chickens build a fence around the cornfield. Moo Thwack! The cows give the barn a fresh coat of paint. Thump. Quack! Duck builds the ticke...



  • Three bestselling Cronin/Lewin titles are finally available as board books! This gift set includes the book that started it all, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, as well as two other best sellers: Giggle, Giggle, Quack and Dooby Dooby Moo. Kids wil...





  • Join your favorite farm animals in this hilarious sticker book from the award winning duo of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Follow the pigs, the cows, and Duck as they suffer through their impossibly busy schedules. From working out to having a picni...



  • Can you stretch to the ceiling? Can you stretch to the floor? You can stretch with a whisper, you can stretch with a roar! Doreen Cronin and Scott Menchin give new meaning to the yoga pose downward facing dog as publishing’s most energetic pooch ex...



  • Join Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's hilarious farmyard animals as they help readers count from 1 to 10. From "1 farmer sleeping" to "10 fish ready to go," children are sure to enjoy counting like never before. Clever text and hilarious scenes have n...



  • Join Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's hilarious farmyard animals as they guide readers through the alphabet. From "ducks dashing" to "sheep sleeping," children are sure to enjoy the alphabet like never before. Clever text and hilarious scenes are cert...



  • Three favorite CLICK CLACK tales have been corralled into a fabulous storybook collection. This bind-up features CLACK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE; GIGGLE, GIGGLE, QUACK; and DOOBY DOOBY MOO and is just bursting with barnyard antics and fun from type...






  • J.J. Tully is a former search-and rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives. So he's not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar (who look like popcorn on legs) and their c...



  • Congratulations! You are the proud owner of a Mom. This means you have someone to make you sandwiches, someone to drive you to soccer practice, and someone -- for reasons unknown to man -- who is able to hold your snotty, used tissues in her own pock...



  • After his last run-in with Vince the Funnel and the mystery of the missing chicks, J.J. the search-and-rescue dog is ready for some much-needed R & R. But just when he thinks he has everything under control, there's a new problem to worry about: Diam...



  • Children already know and love Worm from the hilarious bestselling picture book by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bills. Worm is all about having fun, respecting the earth, and never taking baths. Now he’s the star of a series of I Can Read books with ful...



  • Will the barnyard animals trick -- or treat -- Farmer Brown? Find out in this Halloween tale from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of Click, Clack, Moo. Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy paja...



  • They’re darling. They’re daring. They know their shapes! They’re chicks on a mission -- and on this, their first (mis)adventure, the Chicken Squad launches a galactic backyard expedition. Meet the Chicken Squad: Dirt, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweet...



  • Boom! Snot… Twitty? Three unlikely friends, and three different ways of being in the world. This simplest of stories is a fable for life....



  • Worm is thrilled when it's his turn to take care of the class pet, Nat the Gnat. But everything goes wrong when he leaves the lid of Nat's tank open. Can Worm make sure the class pet returns safe and sound before Mrs. Mulch finds out? This all-new, o...



  • The Chicken Squad is back for their second (mis)adventure, and this time they’re solving the mystery of a kidnapped…HOUSE? A hilarious chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and The Trouble with Chickens. Dirt, Sugar, Sw...



  • Smick is a BIG dog. Sit, Smick. Chick is a little chick. Stay, Smick! So what happens when they see a stick? Written by New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin and ingeniously illustrated by newcomer Juana Medina, Smick is a st...






  • Farmer Brown, oh-so-sleepy, has a new, adorable -- and LOUD -- duckling to deal with in this addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling team who brought you Click, Clack, Moo and Click, Clack, Boo! There...



  • "The perfect spot is this way!" says Boom. "The perfect spot is that way!" tweets Twitty. Snot is smartly silent. How will these three friends decide which way to go to find the perfect spot? With humor, wisdom, and perfect storytelling and ill...



  • Santa comes to the barnyard in this holiday addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott winning team who brought you Click, Clack, Moo and Click, Clack, Peep! It’s the night before Christma...



  • From #1 New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin and Caldecott Medal"winning illustrator David Small comes a picture book about how an extraordinary “ordinary” girl can save a kingdom with the help of a mud fairy.A glass kingdom is no pl...



  • The Chicken Squad is back for their third (mis)adventure, and this time they’re facing off with whatever’s hiding in a mystery box in the backyard. A hilarious chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and Diary of a Worm. ...



  • Little Duck learns how to celebrate his birthday with a little help from all the other animals on the farm in this charming picture book from the award-winning duo, Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Happy first birthday, Little Duck! Everyone want...



  • The Chicken Squad is back for their fourth (mis)adventure, and this time they’re facing their darkest mystery yet: shadows! . There’s a big, SHADOWY, mystery lurking about on what was supposed to be a nice chicken-family vacation to a farm. Su...



  • Nora's whole world plummets faster than the Cyclone roller coaster when her cousin Riley falls into a coma that Nora thinks is her fault in this warm, big-hearted debut middle grade novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Doreen Cronin. ...



  • Little Duck and all of her friends on the farm celebrate Valentine’s Day by inviting a newcomer to join in the fun in this charming addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott winning team who...



  • Little Duck and all of her friends on the farm celebrate Valentine’s Day by inviting a newcomer to join in the fun in this charming addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott winning team who...






  • The Chicken Squad is back for their fifth (mis)adventure in this “lip-bitingly funny” (School Library Journal) chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and The Trouble with Chickens. The Chicken Squad prides themselves on ...



  • They can stand in line (sort of), use indoor voices (perhaps), and are capable of sharing (rumor has it), so the Click Clack critters are ready for school…but is school ready for them? A charming addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series fr...



  • The Chicken Squad is back for their sixth (mis)adventure, and this time there’s a headless bear on the loose and the Chicken Squad’s beloved Barbara has gone missing! A “lip-bitingly funny” (School Library Journal) chapter book from the bests...



  • From Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin comes an all-new, laugh-out-loud original Level 2 Ready-to-Read about Duck not wanting to join in on camping fun! Farmer Brown wants to go camping. He pa...



  • From Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin comes an all-new, laugh-out-loud original Level 2 Ready-to-Read about the farm friends staying cool in the pool! On a hot summer day, Farmer Brown and th...



  • From Caldecott Honor–winning and New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin comes a hilarious tale about Duck who can’t, just can’t, fall asleep.It’s bedtime on the farm. The cows, sheep, and chickens are all...



  • Now an animated series on Disney Junior!The Chicken Squad is back for their next (mis)adventure, and this time they’re in the doghouse in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo.Meet the chickens who live in the ...



  • From New York Times bestselling duo, Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin comes a brand-new, laugh-out-loud Level 2 Ready-to-Read about a rainy day on the farm!It is raining on the farm. Drip-drop, drip-drop. Everyone stays inside, except the cows. The cows...



  • Now an animated series on Disney Junior!The Chicken Squad is back for their eighth (mis)adventure, and this time the fowl siblings adopt unique pets in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo.Sugar sees all her sib...



  • By the author of Click, Clack, Moo and the illustrator of The Lost House, here is an utterly endearing story about venturing out of your comfort zone and overcoming anxiety to help a friend.Lawrence stays close to home because “out there” is too ...





Award-Winning Books by Doreen Cronin

Click, Clack, Quackity-Quack
2005 NAPPA Gold Award -- Preschool/Kindergarten
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
2000 NAPPA Gold Award -- Storybook
2001 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- Picture Book
2001 Bookseller's Choice -- Picture Book
2002 Red Clover Award -- Picture Book
Diary of a Fly
2009 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award -- Grades K-3
Diary of a Worm
2003 NAPPA Gold Award -- Preschool/Kindergarten
2004 Delaware Diamonds Award -- Grades K-2
2005 Beehive Award -- Picture Book
2005 Keystone to Reading Book Award -- Primary
2005 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Picture Book
2005 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Children's
Dooby Dooby Moo
2006 NAPPA Gold Award -- Ages 6 & Up
Duck for President
2004 Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) -- Recommended
2005 Book Sense Book of the Year Award -- Children's Illustrated
Wiggle
2005 NAPPA Gold Award -- Babies & Toddlers


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Doreen Cronin has published 49 books.

The next book by Doreen Cronin, Lawrence & Sophia, will be published in August 2023.

The first book by Doreen Cronin, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, was published in February 2000.

Yes. Doreen Cronin has 3 series.