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762 Root

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Phyllis Root
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Phyllis Root

Adjunct Faculty

Contact Info

Phyllis Root
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Biography

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.

Publications

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 Woods
Candlewick Press




Faculty Accomplishments