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  • Bibliography:
    6 Books
  • First Book:
    May 1993
  • Latest Book:
    October 2004
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Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • Celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Stellaluna with a deluxe edition of this bestselling picture book classic, now with bonus crafts and activities!Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bi...

  • Young Verdi doesn’t want to grow up big and green. He likes his bright yellow skin and sporty stripes. Besides, all the green snakes he meets are lazy, boring, and rude. When Verdi finds a pale green stripe stretching along his whole body, he tries...

  • Trupp, a young Fuzzhead, decides to venture into the world. With a cheeky raven for a companion, Trupp rambles through the city, going virtually unnoticed by humans-that is, until they are confronted by a homeless woman who sees Trupp for who he real...

  • Crickwing never set out to be a bully. All he wants is to create his art in peace. But it's not easy being different--a cockroach with a cricked wing and a flair for sculpture is a ready target for the bigger creatures in the forest. Crickwing just w...

  • Little Yau wants nothing more than for the Wise Ones to teach her the great secrets of the mountains. But when her best friend, Trupp, is in grave danger, Yau's dreams are nearly forgotten in her quest to help him. Only one thing will save Trupp, and...

  • Pinduli's mama has always told her that she's the most beautiful hyena ever. But Dog, Lion, and Zebra don't think so. Why else would they make her feel so rotten about her big ears, her fuzzy mane, and her wiggly stripes? Poor Pinduli just wants to d...

Award-Winning Books by Janell Cannon

2007 Grand Canyon Reader Award -- Picture Book
1993 Book Sense Book of the Year Award -- ABBY Children's Winner
1994 Book Sense Book of the Year Award -- Children's
1995 Delaware Diamonds Award -- Grades K-2
1995 Keystone to Reading Book Award -- Children's
1995 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Children's
1996 California Young Reader Medal -- Primary
1996 Grammy Award (Spoken Word) -- Child. Spoken Word Album
1998 Buckaroo Book Award -- Children's
2014 E.B. White Read Aloud Award -- Picture Bk Hall of Fame
1998 Bookseller's Choice -- Picture Book
1999 Bluebonnet Award -- Children's
1999 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades K-2
1999 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Picture Book
2000 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award -- Young Readers
2001 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Picture Storybook

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Janell Cannon has published 6 books.

Janell Cannon does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Pinduli, was published in October 2004.

The first book by Janell Cannon, Stellaluna, was published in May 1993.

No. Janell Cannon does not write books in series.