Book List in Order: 10 titles


  • In the third book of this easy-to-read graphic novel series from an award-winning creator, four funny animal friends and their wacky adventures "will inspire young readers to write and draw their own stories" (Dav Pilkey).Baloney and friend...



  • In the second book of this easy-to-read graphic novel series from an award-winning creator, four funny animal friends and their wacky adventures "will inspire young readers to write and draw their own stories" (Dav Pilkey).Baloney and frien...



  • Meet Baloney! This book is about him. And also Peanut the horse, his best friend. There's Bizz the bumblebee, too, of course. And Krabbit. He'd rather not be here, but what can you do? In this graphic novel for young readers, watch our pig...



  • The Book Hog loves books -- the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell -- and he'll grab whatever he can find. There's only one problem: he can't read! But when a kind librarian invites him to join for storytime, this literature-loving ...



  • A simple "It's nice to know you" holds so much power in this tender picturebook by acclaimed author-illustrator Greg Pizzoli. Finding value in others as a matter of course, the narrator accepts and appreciates difference as the foundation of a life-l...



  • Elephant is delighted to get a gift, but as the twelve days of Christmas continue, presents pile higher and higher!...



  • Owl is ready for bed. But as soon as he settles in, he hears a strange noise. He'll never get to sleep unless he can figure out what's going on! He looks everywhere--in his cupboard, underneath the floorboards--even in his walls. But while he's busy ...



  • Templeton the cat doesn't like his parents telling him to clean up, and he really doesn't like when his brothers steal his toys. So, he makes a wish on a magic diamond, and his family disappears! At first, Templeton is over the moon. He's free to ...



  • They're off Sam is the best race-car driver in history-he is number one at every race But when his best friend, Maggie, shows that she has racing talent of her own, Sam doesn't know how to handle coming in second place. Will he learn what it trul...







  • With perfect comic pacing, Greg Pizzoli introduces us to one funny crocodile who has one big fear: swallowing a watermelon seed. What will he do when his greatest fear is realized? Will vines sprout out his ears? Will his skin turn pink? This crocodi...


Complete Series List in Order

Baloney and Friends

1) Baloney and Friends (Apr-2020)
2) Going Up! (May-2021)
3) Dream Big! (Feb-2022)

Award-Winning Books by Greg Pizzoli

The Watermelon Seed
2014 Geisel Medal (Dr. Seuss) -- Children's Literature
2014 Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award -- Beginning Fiction