Amy Hest author
A writer of picture and chapter books, Amy Hest likes ice cream, New York and sitting at her desk, working on her current project. Hest worked in the library and children's book publishing industry for more than a decade, all the while writing books and never sharing them with anyone. She finally got brave enough to share her work, and since then, she's published dozens of books, including numerous award winners such as I Love You, Soldier and In the Rain With Baby Duck.
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Awards
  • Sydney Taylor Honor Book Award (I Love You, Soldier)
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (In the Rain with Baby Duck)
  • Christopher Award (three-time winner)
  • Parents' Choice Gold Award (The Dog Who Belonged to No One)
Titles in Our Library
Other Titles
  • When You Meet a Bear on Broadway
  • Little Chick
  • In the Rain with Baby Duck
  • Off to School, Baby Duck
  • Make the Team, Baby Duck
  • You Can Swim, Baby Duck
  • Baby Duck and the Cozy Blanket
  • Guess Who, Baby Duck
  • Kiss Goodnight
  • Don't You Feel Well, Sam?
  • You Can do it, Sam
  • Who Belonged to No one?
  • When Jessie Came Across the See
  • The Purple Coat
  • Remembering Mrs. Rossi
  • Mr. George Baker
  • The Private Notebook of Katie Roberts
  • The Great Green Notebook of Katie Roberts
  • Love You, Soldier
  • The Private Notebooks of Katie Roberts