Book List in Order: 13 titles


  • We all have something inside that guides and inspires us, that helps us to know right from wrong, and that shows us the way to go when we have lost our way. We may call it conscience, or maybe a moral compass, a power much greater than ourselves. Or ...



  • The weekly routine of Mrs. Jolly Bones is far from typical -- but tons of fun! It’s Monday, Mrs. Jolly Bones, there’s laundry to be done. So gather up the dirty clothes and sort them one by one. Wash them, dry them, iron them, and fold t...



  • This is a collection of 30 stories originally written for the neighborhood newspaper of St. Anthony Park in St. Paul, Minnesota. Most people think that most of these stories are funny. And those who don't... well, just don't pay any attention to them...



  • Imagine going to your mailbox and finding a letter. The handwriting looks kind of familiar. You open it, and find that it is a letter…to you…from you…when you were in your twenties. You choose to write back, beginning a beautiful correspondence...



  • THE BOOK FARMER is a gentle allegory of the process, patience, challenges and satisfactions of being a writer. Told in the timeless form of a fable, using imagery that can be understood at any age, this story uses the work of a farmer to illustrate t...



  • “The Stranger is gone. Voom-Voom is gone. All the furniture in our living room is in the wrong place. And school starts next week.”Big changes happen during the summer between elementary school and middle school. If there is ever a time when you ...



  • Ride along as a traveler finds himself in a small town café. Be touched by the people around him as their stories unfold. Be enriched as life's lessons in gratitude, laughter, patience, generosity, faith and forgiveness are revealed....



  • A mesmerizing voyage into the nighttime sea--with spectacular, affecting paintings by bestselling artist Jim LaMarche and bestselling author Warren Hansen! Baby Otter is sleepy after a long day of play. Now he cuddles in his mama's arms as calm, s...



  • I was strollin' on home through the woods the other night, When I saw something a-flashin'--it was shining mighty bright It was blinkin' and a-winkin' near the bottom of a tree, So I scurried on over just to see what I could see.On his way home, a li...







  • Kiki's Hats is the lively story of a spunky and lovable woman who knits hats and gives them away.Oh, but it is also a story about you and me. Kids and adults. And how much FUN it can be to do something good for someone else.It doesn't have to be comp...



  • A sweet and whimsical story about a young boy's adoration of his grandfather. Grandpa's face is very big, and so are his tummy, and his feet, and his smile. His nose is so big, he can even smell the moon! But according to his plucky grandson, the big...



  • Raising You Alone is an essential book for an essential for any single-parent family. With heart and humor, it talks about the quirks and challenges that must be faced every day. A picture book for parents as well as children, this honest engaging st...




Award-Winning Books by Warren Hanson

Kiki's Hats: Our Gifts Live on and on
2007 Midwest Book Award (MIPA) -- Cover Design-3 + Color
2007 Midwest Book Award (MIPA) -- Social Science
Raising You Alone
2005 IndieFab Award -- Family & Relationships
2005 Midwest Book Award (MIPA) -- Illustration
2005 Midwest Book Award (MIPA) -- Interior Book Design