Phyllis Root author
Phyllis Root grew up in Indiana and Illinois and decided to be a writer in 5th grade but didn't follow through on the plan until her 30s, when she wrote a flurry celebrated picture books including One Duck Stuck, What Baby Wants and Kiss the Cow. Her books are praised for their use of sound and for their range: some quiet and moody, others raucous and loud. Currently, Root resides in Vermont, where she teaches at Vermont College's MFA in Writing for Children program.
Join to read books by Phyllis Root
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (Momma Makes the World)
Titles in Our Library
Other Titles
  • All for the Newborn Baby
  • Ask Gladys: Household Hints for Gals On The Go
  • Aunt Nancy and the Bothersome Visitors
  • Aunt Nancy and Cousin Lazybones
  • Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble
  • Big Belching Bog
  • Big Momma Makes the World
  • Contrary Bear
  • Coyote and the Magic Words
  • Creak! Said the Bed
  • Dear Hot Flash Gal: The Answer To A Gal's Every Question
  • Flip! Flap! Fly!
  • Froggy Friday
  • Gladys on the Go: In Which She Finds Her Destiny
  • Grandmother Winter
  • Here Comes Tabby Cat
  • Hey, Tabby Cat
  • Hop!
  • Hot Flash Gal
  • The House That Jill Built
  • The Hungry Monster
  • If You Want to See a Caribou
  • Lilly and the Pirates
  • The Listening Silence
  • Looking for a Moose
  • Lucia and the Light
  • Meow Monday
  • Moon Tiger
  • Mouse Has Fun
  • Mouse Goes Out
  • Mrs. Potter's Pig
  • My Cousin Charlie
  • The Name Quilt
  • No Place for a Pig
  • The Old Red Rocking Chair
  • Oliver Finds His Way
  • One Duck Stuck
  • One Windy Wednesday
  • Paula Bunyan
  • Quack!
  • Rosie's Fiddle
  • Scrawny Cat
  • Soggy Saturday
  • Soup for Supper
  • Ten Sleepy Sheep
  • Thirsty Thursdays
  • Toot Toot Zoom!
  • Turnover Tuesday
  • What Baby Wants
  • What's That Noise?
  • Who Said Boo? A Life-the-flap Book