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  • Bibliography:
    5 Books
  • First Book:
    May 1994
  • Latest Book:
    July 2006
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Book List in Order: 5 titles

  • Good night, Gorilla. . . Good night, Elephant. . . It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the keys in his hand and the mischievous grin? Sneak along behind the zoo...

  • "Besides the beguiling story, the affable illustrations of the smiling Gloria, the accidental mayhem in the background, and the myriad safety tips -- such as 'always pull the toothpick out of your sandwhich' and 'never lick a stop sign in the winter'...

  • Bedtime routines have never been so hilarious!

    At One Hoppin' Place, the countdown to bedtime is about to begin when a family of hamsters arrives at the front door."All aboard!" the child's pet hamster, dressed as a tour guide, shouts, directi...

  • What a lovely day at the fair. Children lining up for pony rides . . . moms and dads in a pie-eating contest . . . babies chasing butterflies . . . babies heading for the trees . . . I SAY! Where are those babies GOING? Only a small boy sees them lea...

  • Ruby keeps copying her classmate, until she learns how much fun it is to be herself.From Peggy Rathmann, the author of the bestselling GOOD NIGHT, GORILLA!Ruby is a copycat! On the day Angela wears a red bow in her hair, Ruby returns from lunch with ...

Award-Winning Books by Peggy Rathmann

10 Minutes till Bedtime
1999 Bookseller's Choice -- Babies and Toddlers
2000 Red Clover Award -- Picture Book
Officer Buckle and Gloria
1996 Caldecott Medal -- Picture Book
1997 Florida Children's Book Award -- Pre K - 2nd Grade
1997 Kentucky Bluegrass Award -- Grades K-3
1997 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Picture Book
1997 Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award -- Grades K-3

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Peggy Rathmann has published 5 books.

Peggy Rathmann does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Ruby the Copycat, was published in July 2006.

The first book by Peggy Rathmann, Good Night, Gorilla, was published in May 1994.

No. Peggy Rathmann does not write books in series.