Book List in Order: 31 titles


  • She's fast. She's feisty. And she outsmarted that sly fox in her boisterous debut. Now the gingerbread girl is back with a new batch of friends - the animal crackers They don't want to listen to the Gingerbread Girl's advice, even though she is one s...



  • Award-winning author and illustrator Lisa Campbell Ernst takes a closer look at the great outdoors as she celebrates young children's inquisitiveness about the world around them. Ernst describes the inner workings of acorns, bubbles, puddles, ants, w...



  • When Sylvia Jean's scout troop sets out to earn their Good-Deed badges, the boisterous girl pig knows just what to do: take care of her old, injured neighbor. Unfortunately, Sylvia Jean's over-the-top energy proves too much for the ailing Mrs. VanHoo...




  • The lonely old woman and the lonely old man decide to bake a girl this time, but when they open the oven, she runs off like her brother did. Never fear, this smart cookie has a plan to outfox the fox. Will it work? Let's just say that the ending is s...



  • Wildly costumed for every occasion, Sylvia Jean is famous for always having the perfect outfit. She’s a superhero when she wants to be brave, a swan when she must be elegant in ballet class, and a clown when people need cheering up.When a town-wide...




  • Legend has it that one thousand years ago, a man dropped a porcelain tile. It broke into seven piecesfive triangles, one square, and one parallelogram. When he tried to reassemble the square, he discovered he could create hundreds of different images...



  • One day the earth gets a warm wake-up call from the sun -- it's Spring! Earth tells a little worm, and before long the happy gossip travels far and wide. . . . Lisa Campbell Ernst celebrates the awakening of life that comes with Spring. Her p...







  • There are six eggs in Mother Hen's nest, but--"Chip! Chip! Chip! Chip! Chip!"--only five eggs hatch! The sixth egg goes on a high-rolling adventure across the barnyard, past the pig and the tomato patch, and, finally, into Mother Hen's waiting wings....



  • Longing to be a famous cowgirl, Hannah Mae O'Hannigan, tired of lassoing her stuffed animals, finds her dreams coming true when she saves her Uncle Coot's ranch from disaster by rounding up a wayward pack of irritable hamsters....



  • When Zelda seeks help in spinning the wool necessary to win the prince's hand in marriage, three talented fairies decide to assist her, yet when they feel their kindness is being abused, the fairies turn things around and teach lazy Zelda an importan...





  • Many years go by and the now elderly Goldilocks is a professional locksmith, yet guilt over her past leads her back to the bears' cabin where she makes amends by filling their cabinets with food and fixing their furniture....



  • Having been a positive and cheery child, Lucky is devastated when he discovers that his real name is Herbert and takes on a glum and negative attitude, until someone special takes the time to explain what truly matters in life. Reprint....



  • Once upon a time, all the letters of the alphabet were together. But now they're lost! One showed up in the Bath. There was one under a Hat, another one on a Quilt, and even one in the Sandbox. Where are the rest? Readers will delight in finding out ...



  • Stella Louella's library book is due back today and she cannot find it anywhere, and as she begins looking, a wild chase for the book begins, sending her from the police station to the mechanic, until finally Mrs. Graham, the librarian, comes to the ...





  • When Duke, a shaggy, old stray dog, stumbles upon Darla's Dairy Delight, he decides that this is where he belongs, but first he must overcome the reluctance of Darla, a neat freak who refuses to allow a mangy mutt in her ice-cream stand....







  • When Little Red Riding Hood sets off to deliver muffins to her grandmother, you can bet that a big bad wolf isn't far behind! Set on the midwestern prairie, this is a Little Red Riding Hood that will captivate youngsters with its feisty heroines and ...






  • The rivalry between Zinnia and Dot--two plump, self-satisfied hens who bicker constantly over the superior quality of their eggs--rages until a weasel steals all but one of their eggs and the two must join forces to protect the survivor....



  • When Sam Johnson inadvertently discovers how much fun sewing can be, he tries to join the Rosedale Women's Quilting Club. "Don't be silly," the club president says. "We can't have a man here bungling everything!" But Sam Johnson won't take no for an ...
















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Award-Winning Books by Lisa Campbell Ernst

The Gingerbread Girl
2008 Florida Children's Book Award -- Pre K - 2nd Grade