Jerry Pinkney

Jerry Pinkney

Jerry Pinkney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 22nd, 1939 and passed away at the age of 81 on October 20th, 2021.

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Jerry Pinkney Stats: The highest rated book by Jerry Pinkney on Book Notification is The Tortoise & the Hare, a Children's Book novel. The second-highest rated book is Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator #4).

The most read book by Jerry Pinkney on Book Notification is Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the 4th novel in the Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator series. The second most read book is The Grasshopper & the Ants, a Children's Book novel.

Below is a complete list of Jerry Pinkney books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Jerry Pinkney is the Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator.

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Little Red Hen
2006
2
Little Red Riding Hood
2007
3
8
The Lion and the Mouse
2009
4
Three Little Kittens
2010
5
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
2011
6
8
Puss in Boots
2012
7
10
The Tortoise & the Hare
2013
8
Rabbit and Turtle
2015
9
8
The Grasshopper & the Ants
2015
10
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
2017

List of Uncle Remus Books in Publication Order (with Julius Lester)

List of Jerry Pinkney Memoir in Publication Order

List of Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Tales from Africa (With: Lila Green)
Tales from Africa (With: Lila Green)
0
2
The Ugly Duckling
1843
3
The Little Match Girl
1845
4
9
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
1894
5
The Education of Henry Adams (With: Henry Adams)
The Education of Henry Adams (With: Henry Adams)
1918
6
Early Autumn
1927
7
The Flowering of New England
1936
8
Lolita
1955
9
Rabbit, Run
1960
10
The Adventures of Spider (With: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst)
The Adventures of Spider (With: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst)
1964
11
The Year Around Book
1965
12
This is Music for Kindergarten and Nursery School (With: Adeline McCall)
1965
13
The Traveling Frog (With: V. M. Garshin)
The Traveling Frog (With: V. M. Garshin)
1966
14
A Book of Shapes & Sizes
1966
15
The Beautiful Blue Jay, and other Tales of India (With: John W. Spellman)
1967
16
Even Tiny Ants Must Sleep
1967
17
The Clock Museum (With: Ken. Sobol)
The Clock Museum (With: Ken. Sobol)
1967
18
Folktales and Fairytales of Africa (With: Lila Green)
1967
19
Shoes, Pennies, and Rockets (With: Ralph Alan Dale)
Shoes, Pennies, and Rockets (With: Ralph Alan Dale)
1968
20
Kostas the Rooster (With: Traudl)
Kostas the Rooster (With: Traudl)
1968
21
The Twin Witches of Fingle Fu
1969
22
Juano and the Wonderful Fresh Fish. (With: Thelma. Shaw)
1969
23
Babushka and the Pig (With: Ann Trofimuk)
Babushka and the Pig (With: Ann Trofimuk)
1969
24
The Porcupine and the Tiger (With: Fern Powell)
The Porcupine and the Tiger (With: Fern Powell)
1970
25
Cora Annett's Homerhenry (With: Cora Annett)
Cora Annett's Homerhenry (With: Cora Annett)
1970
26
The King's Ditch (With: Francine Jacobs)
The King's Ditch (With: Francine Jacobs)
1971
27
The Planet of Junior Brown (With: Virginia Hamilton)
1971
28
Femi and Old Grandaddie (With: Adjai Robinson)
Femi and Old Grandaddie (With: Adjai Robinson)
1972
29
JD (With: Mari Evans)
JD (With: Mari Evans)
1973
30
Kasho and the Twin Flutes. (With: Adjai Robinson)
Kasho and the Twin Flutes. (With: Adjai Robinson)
1973
31
Prince Littlefoot (With: Berniece Freschet)
Prince Littlefoot (With: Berniece Freschet)
1973
32
Mickey and Minny
1973
33
The Great Minu
1974
34
Roots of Time (With: Margo Jefferson, Elliott P. Skinner)
Roots of Time (With: Margo Jefferson, Elliott P. Skinner)
1974
35
Song of the Trees (With: Mildred D. Taylor)
1975
36
Wuthering Heights
1975
37
9.3
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (With: Mildred D. Taylor)
1975
38
Yagua Days (With: Cruz Martel)
Yagua Days (With: Cruz Martel)
1976
39
The Winthrop Covenant (With: Louis Auchincloss)
The Winthrop Covenant (With: Louis Auchincloss)
1976
40
Gulliver's Travels
1977
41
Selected plays
1977
42
Ji-Nongo-Nongo Means Riddles (With: Verna Aardema)
Ji-Nongo-Nongo Means Riddles (With: Verna Aardema)
1978
43
History of Tom Jones a Founding
1978
44
Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir (With: Eloise Greenfield, Lessie Jones Little)
Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir (With: Eloise Greenfield, Lessie Jones Little)
1979
45
Tonweya and the Eagles (With: Rosebud Yellow Robe)
Tonweya and the Eagles (With: Rosebud Yellow Robe)
1979
46
These Thirteen
1979
47
More Adventures of Spider (With: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst)
More Adventures of Spider (With: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst)
1980
48
Count on Your Fingers African Style
1980
49
The Covenant
1980
50
Jahdu (With: Virginia Hamilton)
1980
51
Rabbit Redux
1981
52
Monster Myths of Ancient Greece (With: William A. Wise)
Monster Myths of Ancient Greece (With: William A. Wise)
1981
53
Apples On A Stick (With: Barbara Michels, Bettye White)
Apples On A Stick (With: Barbara Michels, Bettye White)
1983
54
8
The Patchwork Quilt (With: Valerie Flournoy)
The Patchwork Quilt (With: Valerie Flournoy)
1985
55
Half a Moon and One Whole Star (With: Crescent Dragonwagon)
Half a Moon and One Whole Star (With: Crescent Dragonwagon)
1986
56
Wild Wild Sunflower Child Anna (With: Nancy White Carlstrom)
Wild Wild Sunflower Child Anna (With: Nancy White Carlstrom)
1987
57
Pop-Up: Strange Animals of the Sea (With: National Geographic Society, Jane Heath Buxton)
Pop-Up: Strange Animals of the Sea (With: National Geographic Society, Jane Heath Buxton)
1987
58
Mirandy and Brother Wind (With: Patricia McKissack)
1988
59
The Green Lion of Zion Street (With: Julia Fields)
The Green Lion of Zion Street (With: Julia Fields)
1988
60
More Tales of Uncle Remus (With: Julius Lester)
1988
61
Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion (With: Verna Aardema)
Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion (With: Verna Aardema)
1989
62
The Talking Eggs (With: Robert D. San Souci)
The Talking Eggs (With: Robert D. San Souci)
1989
63
Turtle in July (With: Marilyn Singer)
Turtle in July (With: Marilyn Singer)
1989
64
Home Place (With: Crescent Dragonwagon)
Home Place (With: Crescent Dragonwagon)
1990
65
Pretend You're a Cat (With: Jean Marzollo)
Pretend You're a Cat (With: Jean Marzollo)
1990
66
In for Winter, Out for Spring (With: Arnold Adoff)
In for Winter, Out for Spring (With: Arnold Adoff)
1991
67
The Man Who Kept His Heart in a Bucket (With: Sonia Levitin)
1991
68
Their Eyes Were Watching God
1991
69
David's Songs (With: Colin Eisler)
David's Songs (With: Colin Eisler)
1992
70
Back Home (With: Gloria Jean Pinkney)
Back Home (With: Gloria Jean Pinkney)
1992
71
Drylongso (With: Virginia Hamilton)
1992
72
A Starlit Somersault Downhill (With: Nancy Willard)
A Starlit Somersault Downhill (With: Nancy Willard)
1993
73
I Want to Be (With: Thylias Moss)
I Want to Be (With: Thylias Moss)
1993
74
New Shoes for Silvia (With: Johanna Hurwitz)
New Shoes for Silvia (With: Johanna Hurwitz)
1993
75
The Sunday Outing (With: Gloria Jean Pinkney)
The Sunday Outing (With: Gloria Jean Pinkney)
1994
76
6
John Henry (With: Julius Lester)
1994
77
The Jungle Book
1995
78
Tanya's Reunion (With: Valerie Flournoy)
Tanya's Reunion (With: Valerie Flournoy)
1995
79
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman (With: Alan Schroeder)
1996
80
Sam and the Tigers (With: Julius Lester)
1996
81
The Hired Hand (With: Robert D. San Souci)
The Hired Hand (With: Robert D. San Souci)
1997
82
Black Cowboy, Wild Horses (With: Julius Lester)
1998
83
Journeys with Elijah (With: Barbara Diamond Goldin)
Journeys with Elijah (With: Barbara Diamond Goldin)
1999
84
Aesop's Fables
2000
85
Albidaro and the Mischievous Dream (With: Julius Lester)
2000
86
Goin' Someplace Special (With: Patricia McKissack)
2001
87
Noah's Ark
2002
88
The Nightingale
2002
89
God Bless the Child (With: Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog III)
God Bless the Child (With: Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog III)
2003
90
The Old African (With: Julius Lester)
2005
91
Music from Our Lord's Holy Heaven Book and CD (With: Brian Pinkney, Myles C. Pinkney, Gloria Jean Pinkney)
Music from Our Lord's Holy Heaven Book and CD (With: Brian Pinkney, Myles C. Pinkney, Gloria Jean Pinkney)
2005
92
Ain't Nobody a Stranger to Me (With: Ann Grifalconi)
Ain't Nobody a Stranger to Me (With: Ann Grifalconi)
2007
93
The All-I'll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll (With: Patricia McKissack)
2007
94
The Moon Over Star (With: Dianna Hutts Aston)
The Moon Over Star (With: Dianna Hutts Aston)
2008
95
Sweethearts of Rhythm (With: Marilyn Nelson)
Sweethearts of Rhythm (With: Marilyn Nelson)
2009
96
A Starlit Snowfall (With: Nancy Willard)
A Starlit Snowfall (With: Nancy Willard)
2011
97
The First Adventures of Spider (With: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst)
The First Adventures of Spider (With: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst)
2012
98
The Further Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales (With: Joyce Cooper Arkhurst)
2012
99
In Plain Sight (With: Richard Jackson)
In Plain Sight (With: Richard Jackson)
2016
100
The Christmas Boot
2016
101
A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation (With: Barry Wittenstein)
2018
102
A Home in the Barn (With: Margaret Wise Brown)
2018
103
Billie Holiday: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Billie Holiday, Khanya Mtshali)
2019
104
The Little Mermaid
2020
105
A Walk in the Woods (With: Nikki Grimes)
2023
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List of Crowell Biographies Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Muhammad Ali (By: Jane Rollason)
Muhammad Ali (By: Jane Rollason)
0
2
Cesar Chavez (By: Earl Thollander, Ruth Franchere)
Cesar Chavez (By: Earl Thollander, Ruth Franchere)
1970
3
The Mayo Brothers (By: Louis S. Glanzman, Jane Goodsell)
The Mayo Brothers (By: Louis S. Glanzman, Jane Goodsell)
1972
4
Daniel Inouye (By: Haru Wells, Jane Goodsell)
Daniel Inouye (By: Haru Wells, Jane Goodsell)
1977
5
Mary McLeod Bethune (With: Eloise Greenfield)
Mary McLeod Bethune (With: Eloise Greenfield)
1977
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List of Jerry Pinkney Anthologies in Publication Order

Jerry Pinkney: Biography

Jerry Pinkney was born on December 22nd, 1939. Jerry passed away October 20th, 2021 at 81 years old. Jerry Pinkney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jerry Pinkney was the author of the Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator series which consists of 105 novels. The Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator series started in 0 with the novel Tales from Africa. The most recently released novel in the Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator series was A Walk in the Woods which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator series.

Jerry Pinkney also wrote the Children's Books series which has 10 books including The Little Red Hen and Little Red Riding Hood.

Jerry Pinkney: Awards & Accolades

Pinkney's book, Mary McLeod Bethune was nominated for the Coretta Scott King Awards, Coretta Scott King Book Awards, in 1978.

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The most common authors followed by users who also follow Jerry Pinkney are:

  1. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  2. Charles Dickens, author of the novel: A Tale of Two Cities.
  3. Louise Penny, author of the Inspector Gamache Series.
  4. Agatha Christie, author of the novel: And Then There Were None / Ten Little Indians.
  5. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.

Jerry Pinkney: F.A.Q

When was Jerry Pinkney Born?

Jerry Pinkney was born on December 22nd, 1939.

When did Jerry Pinkney die?

Jerry Pinkney died on October 20th, 2021 at 81 years old.

Where was Jerry Pinkney Born?

Jerry Pinkney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

What was the first book Jerry Pinkney wrote?

The first novel written by Jerry Pinkney was Tales from Africa, published in 1.

What was the most recent book Jerry Pinkney wrote?

His most recently released work was A Walk in the Woods (a short story) on September 12th, 2023.

How many books has Jerry Pinkney written?

Jerry Pinkney has written 119 books. 10 books in the Children's Books, 4 books in the Uncle Remus Series, 1 book in the Jerry Pinkney Memoir, 104 books in the Jerry Pinkney as Illustrator, 1 book in the Crowell Biographies Series.

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