• Hamline University Creative Writing Program Faculty Emily Jenkins (e.lockart)

    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 Gay, to be published by Candlewick, 2016; Toys Meet Snow, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky; 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’s 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. 

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  • Publications

    Books for Children and Young Readers

    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