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Erin Eitter Kono


Erin Eitter Kono

Erin Eitter Kono wrote and illustrated HULA LULLABY, (Little Brown 2005) which won the Children's Literature Council's Excellence in a Picture Book Award and was named "Best Lullaby and Goodnight Book" by Nick Jr. Magazine; She co-authored/illustrated THE TWELVE DAYS OF WISCONSIN CHRISTMAS (Sterling 2007). She also illustrated STAR BABY by Margaret O'Hair (Clarion 2005) named on the Center for Early Literacy's "Best Book for Babies" top ten list, and was a top ten pick for ABCs Best book for Babies and Toddlers. NELLIE AND THE BANDIT by Eileen Ross (FSG 2005), PASSOVER by Roni Schotter (Little, Brown 2006), PUNK WIG by Lori Reis (Boyds Mills 2008) a Bank Street College of Education "Best Book of the Year", and GRANDMOTHER HAVE THE ANGELS COME? by Denise Vega (Little, Brown 2009).

Erin Eitter Kono

Books by Erin Eitter Kono

by Erin Eitter Kono - Animals , Children's 4-8, Travel

Bear longs to see color...but everything around him on the North Pole is white, white, white. When a seagull brings a gift from a little girl, Bear falls in love with the colors in her painting, but it's not enough. So the girl sets off in her boat to take Bear on an adventure and help him see the colors up close. The pair visits colorful landmarks around the world, from the windmills of Holland to the Egyptian pyramids to New York's Statue of Liberty. And by the time they return to Bear's polar home, Bear has learned to see color reflected all around him --- especially the colors of the Northern Lights, which were there all along.

by Erin Eitter Kono - Picture

Caterina is planning the best party ever. But a terrible storm threatens to put a hitch in all of Caterina's perfect party plans. With the help of her friends and little brother, Leo, Caterina learns that real creativity is not about being perfect, but about having fun!