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  • Bibliography:
    68 Books (4 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 1985
  • Latest Book:
    October 2024
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Full Series List in Order

The Adventures of Allie and Amy

3 - Stars of the Show (Jan-2021)

The Gator Girls

1 - The Gator Girls (Apr-1995)
2 - Rockin' Reptiles (Mar-1998)
3 - Get Well, Gators! (Sep-1998)
4 - Gator Halloween (Sep-1999)

Our Principal

1 - Our Principal Is a Frog! (May-2018)
2 - Our Principal Is a Wolf! (Sep-2018)
3 - Our Principal's in His Underwear! (Jan-2019)
4 - Our Principal Breaks a Spell! (May-2019)
5 - Our Principal's Wacky Wishes! (Aug-2020)

A Yes-And-No Book

1 - Ollie's School Day (Sep-2012)
2 - Ollie's Class Trip (Oct-2015)

Multi-Author Series List

Indiana Jones

Race to Danger (May-1993)

Sesame Street

First Steps (Jan-2000)

Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

7 - Race to Danger (May-1993)

Book List in Order: 68 titles

































  • In search of transportation for his prom, sixteen-year-old Indiana Jones heads for the laboratories of Thomas Edison, only to find himself caught up in an investigation into the theft of the designs for a new electric car. Original....









  • Color photographs and accompanying text capture the puppyhood, training, and first outings of Rosie, a terrier who loves to play fetch and have her belly rubbed but who also works, brightening the days of people in hospitals and nursing homes....



  • Planning to permanently "unbounce" Tigger after a disaster in the garden, Rabbit enlists the help of Pooh and Piglet, and when the plan backfires, even Rabbit realizes that bouncing is simply one of "the wonderful things about Tiggers."...




  • Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Dinner at the Panda Palace! In this charming counting book, perfect for back to school, children will learn the importance of inclusion.

    Join one hungry elephant, two carsick lions, three pigs running from a...



  • Can two friends cram a whole summer of fun into just one day? Best friends Allie and Amy do everything together. So how will they ever make it through the summer when Allie's parents decide to send her away to Camp Wogga-Bog? ...



  • Welcome to summer vacation! Are you going away? Staying Home? No matter where you are, you can take this book along! It has pages to write in, jokes, puzzles, games, stories (some are funny, some are scary) ... lots of fun summer days and nights. It'...









  • There's a new gator in town -- and Allie and Amy's friendship is on the rocks. Best friends Allie and Amy are excited when a new girl moves into the neighborhood, and Gracie's just as eager to be pals with them. But the Gator Girls are singing a d...



  • An ingenious, humorous adaptation of a folktale follows a tiny teacher to the park, where she finds a tiny bone that brings havoc to her tiny classroom. By the author of The Principal's New Clothes. ...



  • Best friends Allie and Amy are setting up a special booth for the Swamp Town street fair, as well as singing a duet in the talent show, but when Allie comes down with the swamp flu, the girls must find a solution....



  • Dressed as a pair of dice, best friend Amy and Alice are confident that they will win the costume party prize, yet when they come upon a frightened and lost lizard in the road, they have to decide whether to help him or get to their event on time....





  • When principal Mr. Bundy is accidentally turned into a frog by a visiting magician, the students of P.S. 88 are quite disgruntled, especially when he starts swimming in the kindergarten sink and eating students' fly collections, in a hilarious pictur...



  • There's lots to see and lots to do.
    Can you turn the pages?
    You can?

    Good for you!

    Toddlers can do so many things-say their ABCs and 1-2-3s, wash with soap, drink from a cup, help dress themselve...



  • Since Puppy is so happy in his new home with a girl who hugs him and rubs his tummy, he decides that he is going to be a perfect puppy, but he soon learns that everyone makes mistakes and that his owner loves him just the way he is!...



  • Ariel is tired of living under the seaâ€"she wants to be human and walk on land. She gets her chance after making a deal with an evil sea witch, but something’s fishy! Can Flounder, Sebastian, and Scuttle help make the little mermaid’s dream come...








  • Children encounter dogs wherever they go: in the park, on the sidewalk, at their friends’ homes. Sometimes it’s love at first sight, on both sides -- but not always. The right way for a child to approach a dog to ensure that the first connection ...



  • "For monkeys like us, Bananas will please. But for you, birthday mouse, Here's a big chunk of . . ."

    Birthday cake? Mud pie? No, it's cheese!

    And it's just one of the wonderful presents Mouse gets at her birthday party in this f...



  • Somebody special is due any day. Everyone's happy because Baby's on the way!

    Welcome, baby! This joyous book welcomes babies to the world and celebrates their daily lives from birth up to toddlerhood.

    ...



  • When a piano-playing mouse slips inside a house to get warm, watch out! In no time he has a whole family, then a whole town, making music. They're drumming, fiddling, singing, dancing, and jazzmatazz jamming!

    Stephanie Calmenson's sing-alou...



  • Oh no! Mr. Bungles has overslept and he''s going to be late for school. Teachers aren''t supposed to be late! Poor Mr. Bungles tries rushing off in his car, the train, and even a hot air balloon, but nothing works. The clock is still ticking. What wi...



  • Raisins, please. Cookies to munch! Stringy cheese! Chips to crunch! It's picnic day and we're filling up our grocery cart with our favorite goodies. Wait! Do we have the right number of items to check out at the special 10 Items or Less regi...



  • Even the best teachers can have an oopsy day. Sometimes things just don't go their way. Uh-oh! Mr. Bungles drips jam on his tie at breakfast. His students play a trick on him at school. And the class hamster, Nibbles, escapes from his cage! Mr. Bung...



  • Children are invited to shout out the answers--some silly, some serious--to yes-and-no questions as they follow Ollie during a day at school. What will Ollie wear to school? A bathing suit? NO! A space suit? NO! A police officer's uniform? NO! Wi...



  • Jake's excited about going on a trip to an island, and he really, really, really wants to see a moose. But his dad insists that there are no moose on this island. But both Jake and a friendly moose would like to disagree! In playful rhymes, author St...






  • It's Ollie's first class trip! Where will his class go? To the moon? NO! Up into a bluebird's nest? NO! To a rainbow they can use as a slide? NO! Will Ollie's class go to the aquarium? YES! Before Ollie goes on the trip he needs help answering som...



  • Look! Birds! What a beautiful sight! Find out about all types of birds in this colorful nonfiction book.Look! Birds! What a beautiful sight! They put on a show from morning through night. Children will love this book that features all types of birds ...



  • Look! Flowers! There are so many kinds to see. Find out about all types of flowers in this colorful nonfiction book.Look! Flowers! They're beautiful to see. Turn the page and you'll find out how amazing they can be. Kids will delight in learning abou...



  • In Look! Fish!, kids can dive in to find out about all types of fish in this colorful nonfiction book.Lantern fish have dots that glow, lighting their way wherever they go. Kids will delight in learning about these beautiful and amazing fish -- from...



  • Rex wants to honk the horn of his shiny dino-car―to warn the speeding driver to slow down, to say hello to a friend, and to reprimand a litterbug. All bad reasons. “No honking allowed,” says his friend Stego. When Rex finally comes up with a g...



  • A uniquely green principal named Mr. Bundy runs PS 88 in this funny fairy tale take-off that launches QUIX, a new line of fun-to-read short chapter books that are perfect for emerging readers! When Marty Q. Marvel the magician accidentally turns M...



  • A unique principal named Mr. Bundy runs PS 88 in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect for emerging readers! In this Mr. Bundy (mis)adventure, the Big Bad Wolf has gobbled up Mr. Bundy and his assistant principal Ms. M...



  • A unique principal named Mr. Bundy runs PS 88 in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect for emerging readers! Mr. Bundy gets a brand-new outfit…but he’s the only one in PS 88 that thinks it’s spectacular! In this ...



  • A unique principal named Mr. Bundy runs PS 88 in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect for emerging readers! Acclaimed author Stephanie Calmenson turns fairy tales on their ears with silly adventures featuring Principa...



  • A unique principal named Mr. Bundy runs PS 88 in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect for emerging readers! Acclaimed author Stephanie Calmenson turns fairy tales on their ears with silly adventures featuring Principa...



  • From Stephanie Calmenson and Magic School Bus author Joanna Cole comes the third story about the adventures of Allie and Amy, two friends who have to save their favorite playground in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect...



  • A unique principal named Mr. Bundy runs PS 88 and gets turned into a spider in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect for emerging readers!Acclaimed author Stephanie Calmenson turns fairy tales on their ears with silly adv...



  • A unique principal named Mr. Bundy runs PS 88 and gets haunted in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect for emerging readers!Acclaimed author Stephanie Calmenson turns fairy tales on their ears with the silly adventures a...



  • An exuberant counting story featuring dogs in costumes, inspired by the real-life Dachshund Parades!

    It's Dachshund Day, a day to have fun!
    Everyone's here, and the party's begun.
    How many dogs can you count?




  • From authors Stephanie Calmenson and Magic School Bus author Joanna Cole comes the fourth adventure of Allie and Amy, two friends who help a new friend in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that’s perfect for emerging readers!Best, b...



  • Best friends Ziggy and Zak are on a madcap race through New York City in this fun-filled Ready-to-Read Ready-to-Go storybook!Do not stomp. Do not shout. Breathe in. Breathe out. When Ziggy and Zak run into one obstacle after another on their way t...



  • Join the fun and spot the colors in this high-spirited concept picture book with oodles of poodles and all kinds of 'doodles!

    The dogs are excited and ready to play.
    It's Poodle Doodle Party Day!

    From a playful pood...



  • What do you do when your friend feels blue? This gentle and encouraging rhyming picture book tells a story of all the things you can do to help cheer them up.If your friend is feeling down, do you tickle his trunk to get him out of his funk? Give him...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Stephanie Calmenson has published 68 books.

The next book by Stephanie Calmenson, How to Cheer Up a Friend, will be published in October 2024.

The first book by Stephanie Calmenson, Ten Items or Less, was published in January 1985.

Yes. Stephanie Calmenson has 4 series.