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Emily Jenkins

Emily Jenkins

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Emily Jenkins


Emily Jenkins, a.k.a. e. lockhart, is an award-winning author of picture books and novels for young adults. She has published over fourteen picture books including Tiger and Badger, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gray, to be published by Candlewick, 2016; Toys Meet Snow, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinksy; and A Fine Dessert, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. Her chapter books include the Toys Trilogy, illustrated by Zelinksy, and the Invisible Inkling series, illustrated by Harry Bliss. Jenkins' children's books have been awarded the Parents Choice Award, a CCBC Choice, the Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books Ribbon, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, and multiple "Best" lists.

As e. lockhart, she has published five novels, including We Were Liars (2014) and The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, winner of a 2009 Printz Honor Award, finalist for a National Book Award, and selected as a New York Times Notable Children's Book. She also published four novels in the Ruby Oliver series, including The Boyfriend List. Emily has a Ph.D. in English from Columbia University and lives with her family in New York City.


Tiger and Badger

Toys Meet Snow
Random House

The Fun Book of Scary Stuff

A Fine Dessert
Random/Schwartz & Wade

Water in the Park
Random/Schwartz & Wade

Invisible Inkling series
Invisible Inkling
Dangerous Pumpkins
Whoopie Pie War

Lemonade in Winter
Random/Schwartz & Wade

Toys chapter book trilogy
Random House
Toys Go Out
Toy Dance Party
Toys Come Home

Small, Medium, Large
Starbright Books

Sugar Would Not Eat It
Random House/Schwartz & Wade

FSG/Frances Foster

The Little Bit Scary People
Hyperion BFC

What Happens on Wednesdays
FSG/Frances Foster

Daffodil, Crocodile
FSG/Frances Foster

Bea & HaHa four board books
FSG/Frances Foster

I Love You When You Whine
FSG/Frances Foster

That New Animal
FSG/Frances Foster

FSG/Frances Foster

My Favorite Thing (According to Alberta)
S&S/Anne Schwartz

Five Creatures
FSG/Frances Foster

Books for Young Adults (E. Lockhart)

We Were Liars
Delacorte Press

Ruby Oliver quartet
The Boyfriend List
The Boy Book
The Treasure Map of Boys
Real Live Boyfriends

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

How to Be Bad
(cowritten with Lauren Myracle and Sarah Mlynowski)


Fly on the Wall
Delacorte Books for Young Readers