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    Phyllis Root


    Phyllis Root
    is the author of over forty books, almost all of them picture books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her middle grade novel, Lilly and the Pirates, is currently under contract. Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble won the Minnesota Book Award, and Big Momma Makes the World won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award. Root was awarded a 2006 McKnight Fellowship for her book, Lucia and the Light. She has taught at the Loft, in the Complete and Practical Scholar program at the University of Minnesota, and in Vermont College's MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program.

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    Big Momma Makes The World
    Candlewick Press

    Lucia and the Light
    Candlewick Press

    One Duck Stuck 
    Candlewick Press

    If You Want to See a Caribou 
    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children

    Aunt Nancy  
    Candlewick Press

    Old Man Trouble 
    Candlewick Press

    The Bothersome Visitors 
    Candlewick Press

    Rattletrap Car 
    Candlewick Press

    Lilly and the Pirates
    Boyds Mill Press

    Big Belching Bog
    University of Minnesota Press

    Creak! Said the Bed
    Candlewick Press

    Paula Bunyan
    Farrar, Straus and Giroux

    Flip, Flap, Fly!  
    Candlewick Press

    Who Said Boo?
    Little Simon

    Hop!
    Candlewick Press

    Quack!
    Candlewick Press

    Ten Sleepy Sheep
    Candlewick Press

    Oliver Finds His Way
    Candlewick Press

    Kiss the Cow
    Candlewick Press

    Coyote and the Magic Words
    Candlewick Press