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Will Hillenbrand

Biography

Will Hillenbrand

Will Hillenbrand has illustrated many beloved picture books, including KISS THE COW by Phyllis Root; SMASH! MASH! CRASH! THERE GOES THE TRASH by Barbara Odanka; and WHAT A TREASURE! by Jane Hillenbrand. He also wrote and illustrated another Christmas story, ASLEEP IN THE STABLE. Will enjoys visiting classrooms to talk about the creative process involved in making a picture book. He lives with his wife, Jane, and their son, Ian, in Terrace Park, Ohio.

Will Hillenbrand

Books by Will Hillenbrand

by Daniel Pinkwater and Will Hillenbrand - Animals , Children's 2-4

The bear and the bunny are friends who like to wander in the woods, look for things to eat, sing songs and talk things over. One day, the bunny asks the bear, “Why do we not have some kind of pet?” Well, the bear is not sure what a pet is. So the bunny explains that it’s an animal that you take care of and feed and one that loves you. But a pinecone is not the right pet for a bear and a bunny. And a caterpillar is nice, but it may not be very much fun. After a much-needed nap in the forest, will these two find their perfect pet?

by Will Hillenbrand - Fiction, Outdoor

Sniff, sniff, sniff. Spring is in the air. Mole can smell it. But Bear is still asleep after his long winter nap. When a knock, knock, knock and a toot, toot, toot can't get Bear out of bed, Mole cooks up a special treat. Spring fever is catching in this vibrant story of friendship.