Lee Bennett Hopkins

Lee Bennett Hopkins

Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on April 13th, 1938 and passed away at the age of 81 on August 8th, 2019.

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Lee Bennett Hopkins Stats: The highest rated book by Lee Bennett Hopkins on Book Notification is Manger, a Children's Book novel.

The most read book by Lee Bennett Hopkins on Book Notification is Marvelous Math: A Book of Poems, a Collection. The second most read book is Manger, a Children's Book novel.

Below is a complete list of Lee Bennett Hopkins books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Mother Goose Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
I Loved Rose Ann
1976
2
A-Haunting We Will Go
1977
3
Easter Buds Are Springing
1979
4
Elves, Fairies & Gnomes
1980
5
How Do You Make an Elephant Float?
1983
6
Blast Off!
1995
7
All God's Children
1998
8
Me, Myself, and I!
1998
9
Got Geography!
2006
10
Full Moon and Star
2011
11
Mary's Song
2012
12
8
Manger
2014
13
Amazing Places
2015
14
Bless Our Pets
2024

List of Poetry Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
I Think I Saw a Snail: Young Poems for City Seasons
1969
2
The City Spreads Its Wings; Poems
1970
3
Faces and Places: Poems for You
1971
4
Girls Can, Too!
1972
5
Charlie's World: A Book of Poems
1972
6
Time to Shout - Poems for You
1973
7
Poems to Remember
1973
8
On Our Way: Poems of Pride and Love
1974
9
Poetry on Wheels
1974
10
Kim's Place
1974
11
I Really Want to Feel Good About Myself: Poems
1974
12
Sing Hey for Christmas Day!: Poems
1975
13
Monsters, Ghoulies, and Creepy Creatures: Fantastic Stories and Poems
1977
14
To Look at Any Thing: Poems
1978
15
Kits, Cats, Lions, and Tigers: Stories, Poems, and Verse
1979
16
My Mane Catches the Wind: Poems About Horses
1979
17
Go to Bed!: A Book of Bedtime Poems
1979
18
Pups, Dogs, Foxes, and Wolves: Stories, Poems, and Verse
1979
19
Me: A Book of Poems
1979
20
By Myself: Poems
1980
21
Morning, Noon, And Nighttime, Too: Poems
1980
22
Moments
1980
23
I Am the Cat: Poems
1981
24
Circus! Circus!
1982
25
A Song in Stone: City Poems
1983
26
A Dog's Life: Poems
1983
27
The Sky is Full of Song
1983
28
Surprises
1984
29
Munching: Poems about Eating
1985
30
Creatures
1985
31
Best Friends
1986
32
The Sea is Calling Me: Poems
1986
33
Dinosaurs: Poems
1987
34
Pass the Poetry, Please!
1987
35
More Surprises (With: Megan Lloyd)
More Surprises (With: Megan Lloyd)
1987
36
Click, Rumble, Roar: Poems about Machines
1987
37
Crickets and Bullfrogs and Whispers of Thunder: Poems and Pictures
1988
38
Potato Chips and a Slice of Moon
1988
39
Side by Side: Poems to Read Together
1988
40
Still as a Star: A Book of Nighttime Poems
1989
41
On the Farm
1991
42
Happy Birthday
1991
43
Questions: Poems
1992
44
Through Our Eyes: Poems and Pictures about Growing Up
1992
45
Ring Out, Wild Bells: Poems about Holidays and Seasons
1992
46
To the Zoo: Animal Poems
1992
47
Pterodactyls & Pizza
1992
48
Flit, Flutter, Fly!
1992
49
Ragged Shadows: Poems of Halloween Night
1993
50
Extra Innings: Baseball Poems
1993
51
It's about Time
1993
52
Weather: Poems for All Seasons
1994
53
April Bubbles Chocolate
1994
54
Small Talk: A Book of Short Poems
1995
55
Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life
1995
56
Opening Days: Sports Poems
1996
57
School Supplies: A Book of Poems
1996
58
Song and Dance
1997
59
Marvelous Math: A Book of Poems
1997
60
Places to Visit, Places to See
1998
61
Families, Families
1998
62
Climb Into My Lap First Poems to Read Together: First Poems to Read Together
1998
63
Around the Neighborhood
1998
64
Spectacular Science
1999
65
Dino-Roars
1999
66
Sports! Sports! Sports!
1999
67
Lives: Poems About Famous Americans
1999
68
Yummy!: Eating Through a Day
2000
69
My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States
2000
70
Hoofbeats, Claws & Rippled Fins: Creature Poems
2002
71
Home to Me
2002
72
A Pet for Me: Poems
2003
73
Alphathoughts: Alphabet Poems
2003
74
Valentine Hearts: Holiday Poetry
2004
75
Christmas Presents: Holiday Poetry
2004
76
Wonderful Words: Poems About Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
2004
77
Hanukkah Lights: Holiday Poetry
2004
78
Days to Celebrate
2004
79
Oh, No! Where Are My Pants? and Other Disasters: Poems
2005
80
Halloween Howls: Holiday Poetry
2005
81
Behind the Museum Door: Poems to Celebrate the Wonders of Museums
2007
82
Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees: School Poems
2008
83
America at War: Poems Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins
2008
84
Incredible Inventions
2009
85
City I Love
2009
86
Hear My Prayer
2010
87
Sharing the Seasons
2010
88
Give Me Wings
2010
89
I Am the Book
2010
90
Dizzy Dinosaurs: Silly Dino Poems
2011
91
Nasty Bugs
2012
92
All the World's a Stage
2013
93
Lullaby and Kisses Sweet: Poems to Love with Your Baby
2015
94
Jumping Off Library Shelves
2015
95
Traveling the Blue Road: Poems of the Sea
2017
96
A Bunch of Punctuation
2018
97
I Am Someone Else: Poems about Pretending
2019
98
Construction People
2020
99
Night Wishes
2020
100
School People
2021

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Trophy Picture Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Story of Easter (By: Chris Rothero, Andrew Langley)
The Story of Easter (By: Chris Rothero, Andrew Langley)
0
2
Show & Tell Day (By: Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell)
Show & Tell Day (By: Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell)
0
3
The Story Of Valentine's Day (By: Clyde Robert Bulla)
1965
4
The Folks in the Valley (By: Stefano Vitale, Jim Aylesworth)
The Folks in the Valley (By: Stefano Vitale, Jim Aylesworth)
1970
5
What You Know First (By: Patricia MacLachlan)
1970
6
How Little Porcupine Played Christmas (By: Felicia Bond, Joseph Slate)
How Little Porcupine Played Christmas (By: Felicia Bond, Joseph Slate)
1982
7
The Gunnywolf (By: A. Delaney)
The Gunnywolf (By: A. Delaney)
1988
8
Cats Sleep Anywhere (By: Eleanor Farjeon)
Cats Sleep Anywhere (By: Eleanor Farjeon)
1989
9
Good Books, Good Times!
1990
10
Sierra (By: Diane Siebert)
Sierra (By: Diane Siebert)
1991
11
Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa (By: William Steig)
1992
12
Sing to the Sun (By: Ashley Bryan)
Sing to the Sun (By: Ashley Bryan)
1992
13
Radio Man/Don Radio (By: Arthur Dorros)
Radio Man/Don Radio (By: Arthur Dorros)
1993
14
The Korean Cinderella (By: Ruth Heller, Shirley Climo)
The Korean Cinderella (By: Ruth Heller, Shirley Climo)
1993
15
My Visit to the Aquarium (By: Aliki)
1993
16
Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea (By: Floyd Cooper, Joyce Carol Thomas)
Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea (By: Floyd Cooper, Joyce Carol Thomas)
1993
17
The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus (By: Aliki)
1994
18
Good Rhymes, Good Times
1995
19
The Story of Christmas (By: Barbara Cooney, Loretta Krupinski)
The Story of Christmas (By: Barbara Cooney, Loretta Krupinski)
1995
20
Buz (By: Richard Egielski)
Buz (By: Richard Egielski)
1995
21
Just My Dad and Me (By: Jeffrey Greene, Leah Komaiko)
Just My Dad and Me (By: Jeffrey Greene, Leah Komaiko)
1995
22
Now I Will Never Leave the Dinner Table (By: Patricia Marx, Jane Read Martin)
1996
23
Wild and Woolly Mammoths (By: Aliki)
1996
24
Market Day (By: Eve Bunting)
1996
25
Going Home (By: Eve Bunting)
1996
26
The Story of Kwanzaa (By: Donna L. Washington)
The Story of Kwanzaa (By: Donna L. Washington)
1996
27
The Story of Passover (By: Erika Weihs, Norma Simon)
The Story of Passover (By: Erika Weihs, Norma Simon)
1997
28
For the Love of the Game (By: Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Eloise Greenfield)
For the Love of the Game (By: Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Eloise Greenfield)
1997
29
Detective Donut and the Wild Goose Chase (By: Bruce Whatley, Rosie Smith)
Detective Donut and the Wild Goose Chase (By: Bruce Whatley, Rosie Smith)
1997
30
Moonstick (By: Eve Bunting)
1997
31
Inch by Inch (By: Ora Eitan, David Mallett)
Inch by Inch (By: Ora Eitan, David Mallett)
1997
32
I Have Heard of a Land (By: Floyd Cooper, Joyce Carol Thomas)
I Have Heard of a Land (By: Floyd Cooper, Joyce Carol Thomas)
1998
33
Muscles (By: Seymour Simon)
Muscles (By: Seymour Simon)
1998
34
William Shakespeare And The Globe (By: Aliki)
1999
35
The Story of Valentine's Day (By: Clyde Robert Bulla, Susan Estelle Kwas)
1999
36
Grandpa's Teeth (By: Rod Clement)
Grandpa's Teeth (By: Rod Clement)
1999
37
My Visit To The Zoo (By: Aliki)
1999
38
Thanksgiving Day (By: Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell)
Thanksgiving Day (By: Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell)
1999
39
The Irish Cinderlad (By: Loretta Krupinski, Shirley Climo)
The Irish Cinderlad (By: Loretta Krupinski, Shirley Climo)
2000
40
Art Dog (By: Thacher Hurd)
Art Dog (By: Thacher Hurd)
2004
41
The Toy Brother (By: William Steig)
2016
42
The Seashore Book (By: Wendell Minor, Charlotte Zolotow)
The Seashore Book (By: Wendell Minor, Charlotte Zolotow)
2017
43
You're Just What I Need (By: Julia Noonan, Ruth Krauss)
You're Just What I Need (By: Julia Noonan, Ruth Krauss)
2019
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List of I Can Read! Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Spooky Tricks (By: Rose Wyler, Gerald Ames)
Spooky Tricks (By: Rose Wyler, Gerald Ames)
1968
2
The drinking gourd, (By: F.N. Monjo)
The drinking gourd, (By: F.N. Monjo)
1970
3
Small Wolf (By: Nathaniel Benchley, Joan Sandin)
Small Wolf (By: Nathaniel Benchley, Joan Sandin)
1972
4
MOKE and POKI in the RAIN FOREST (By: Funai Mamoru)
1972
5
Cowboys: What Do They Do? (By: Leonard P. Kessler, Carla Greene)
Cowboys: What Do They Do? (By: Leonard P. Kessler, Carla Greene)
1972
6
Mooch the messy (By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat)
Mooch the messy (By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat)
1976
7
Twelve Bells for Santa (By: Crosby Newell Bonsall)
Twelve Bells for Santa (By: Crosby Newell Bonsall)
1977
8
Scarlet Monster Lives Here (By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat)
Scarlet Monster Lives Here (By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat)
1979
9
Pickle in the Middle and Other Easy Snacks (By: Frances W. Zweifel)
1979
10
Too Many Babas (By: Carolyn Croll)
Too Many Babas (By: Carolyn Croll)
1979
11
Ready-Set-Robot! (By: Lillian Hoban, Phoebe Hoban)
Ready-Set-Robot! (By: Lillian Hoban, Phoebe Hoban)
1982
12
Arthur's Halloween Costume (By: Lillian Hoban)
Arthur's Halloween Costume (By: Lillian Hoban)
1984
13
The Story of Bentley Beaver (By: Lillian Hoban, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat)
The Story of Bentley Beaver (By: Lillian Hoban, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat)
1984
14
Tillie and Mert (By: Ida Luttrell)
Tillie and Mert (By: Ida Luttrell)
1985
15
Tillie and Mert (By: Doug Cushman, Ida Luttrell)
Tillie and Mert (By: Doug Cushman, Ida Luttrell)
1985
16
Little Bear's Friend (By: Maurice Sendak Else Holmelund Minarik)
Little Bear's Friend (By: Maurice Sendak Else Holmelund Minarik)
1985
17
Dont Be My Valentine Pb (By: Joan M. Lexau)
Dont Be My Valentine Pb (By: Joan M. Lexau)
1985
18
The Case of the Two Masked Robbers (By: Lillian Hoban)
1986
19
The bear next door (By: Ida Luttrell)
The bear next door (By: Ida Luttrell)
1991
20
Super Cluck (By: Jane O'Connor)
1991
21
Come and Play, Hippo (By: Maxie Chambliss, Mike Thaler)
Come and Play, Hippo (By: Maxie Chambliss, Mike Thaler)
1991
22
Bingo, the Best Dog in the World (By: Catherine Siracusa, Sidney Levitt)
Bingo, the Best Dog in the World (By: Catherine Siracusa, Sidney Levitt)
1991
23
Aunt Eater's Mystery Vacation (By: Doug Cushman)
1992
24
Soap Soup and Other Verses (By: Karla Kuskin)
Soap Soup and Other Verses (By: Karla Kuskin)
1992
25
Little Chick's Friend Duckling (By: Mary Deball Kwitz)
Little Chick's Friend Duckling (By: Mary Deball Kwitz)
1992
26
Two Silly Trolls (By: Lisa Thiesing, Nancy Jewell)
Two Silly Trolls (By: Lisa Thiesing, Nancy Jewell)
1992
27
Two Silly Trolls (By: Lisa Thiesing, Nancy Jewell)
Two Silly Trolls (By: Lisa Thiesing, Nancy Jewell)
1992
28
Rollo and Tweedy and the Ghost at Dougal Castle: Story and Pictures (By: Laura Jean Allen)
1992
29
Rollo and Tweedy and the Ghost at Dougal Castle (By: Laura Jean Allen)
1992
30
Addie's Bad Day (By: Joan Robins)
Addie's Bad Day (By: Joan Robins)
1993
31
The Adventures of Snail at School (By: John Stadler)
1993
32
Addie's Bad Day (By: Sue Truesdell, Joan Robins)
Addie's Bad Day (By: Sue Truesdell, Joan Robins)
1993
33
The Outside Dog (By: Jennifer Plecas, Charlotte Pomerantz)
The Outside Dog (By: Jennifer Plecas, Charlotte Pomerantz)
1993
34
The Adventures of Snail at School (By: John Stadler)
1993
35
Camp Big Paw (By: Doug Cushman)
Camp Big Paw (By: Doug Cushman)
1993
36
Arthur's Camp-Out (By: Lillian Hoban)
Arthur's Camp-Out (By: Lillian Hoban)
1993
37
Buzby to the Rescue (By: John Himmelman, Julia Hoban)
Buzby to the Rescue (By: John Himmelman, Julia Hoban)
1993
38
The Great Snake Escape (By: Molly Coxe)
The Great Snake Escape (By: Molly Coxe)
1994
39
Juan Bobo: Four Folktales from Puerto Rico (By: Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, Ernesto Nieves)
Juan Bobo: Four Folktales from Puerto Rico (By: Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, Ernesto Nieves)
1994
40
Juan Bobo: Four Folktales from Puerto Rico (By: Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, Ernesto Ramos Nieves)
Juan Bobo: Four Folktales from Puerto Rico (By: Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, Ernesto Ramos Nieves)
1994
41
Wizard and Wart (By: Paul Meisel, Janice Lee Smith)
Wizard and Wart (By: Paul Meisel, Janice Lee Smith)
1994
42
Dust for Dinner (By: Ann Turner)
1995
43
Wizard and Wart at Sea (By: Laura Godwin, Paul Meisel, Janice Lee Smith)
Wizard and Wart at Sea (By: Laura Godwin, Paul Meisel, Janice Lee Smith)
1995
44
Aunt Eater's Mystery Christmas (By: Doug Cushman, Douglas Keay)
Aunt Eater's Mystery Christmas (By: Doug Cushman, Douglas Keay)
1995
45
Joe and Betsy the Dinosaur (By: Lillian Hoban)
Joe and Betsy the Dinosaur (By: Lillian Hoban)
1995
46
The Know-Nothings (By: R.W. Alley, Michele Sobel Spirn)
The Know-Nothings (By: R.W. Alley, Michele Sobel Spirn)
1995
47
Creepy Crawly Critters and Other Halloween Tongue Twisters (By: Sue Truesdell, Nola Buck)
1995
48
Ready, Set, Go! (By: John Stadler)
Ready, Set, Go! (By: John Stadler)
1996
49
Sid and Sam (By: G. Brian Karas, Nola Buck)
Sid and Sam (By: G. Brian Karas, Nola Buck)
1996
50
Ready, Set, Go! (By: John Stadler)
Ready, Set, Go! (By: John Stadler)
1996
51
What Do You Hear When Cows Sing?: And Other Silly Riddles (By: Giulio Maestro, Marco Maestro)
1996
52
What Do You Hear When Cows Sing?: And Other Silly Riddles (By: Giulio Maestro, Marco Maestro)
1996
53
Detective Dinosaur (By: R.W. Alley, James Skofield)
Detective Dinosaur (By: R.W. Alley, James Skofield)
1996
54
Digby (By: Barbara Shook Hazen, Barbara J. Phillips-Duke)
Digby (By: Barbara Shook Hazen, Barbara J. Phillips-Duke)
1997
55
Billy the Ghost and Me (By: Roger Roth, Gery Greer, Bob Ruddick)
Billy the Ghost and Me (By: Roger Roth, Gery Greer, Bob Ruddick)
1997
56
Marigold and Grandma on the Town (By: Mary Chalmers, Stephanie Calmenson)
Marigold and Grandma on the Town (By: Mary Chalmers, Stephanie Calmenson)
1997
57
Billy the Ghost and Me by Gery Greer (By: Gery Greer)
1997
58
A Know-Nothing Birthday (By: R.W. Alley, Michele Sobel Spirn)
A Know-Nothing Birthday (By: R.W. Alley, Michele Sobel Spirn)
1997
59
How Many Fish? (By: S.D. Schindler, Caron Lee Cohen)
How Many Fish? (By: S.D. Schindler, Caron Lee Cohen)
1998
60
Detective Dinosaur Lost and Found (By: R.W. Alley, James Skofield)
Detective Dinosaur Lost and Found (By: R.W. Alley, James Skofield)
1998
61
Forest (By: Laura Godwin, Stacey Schuett)
Forest (By: Laura Godwin, Stacey Schuett)
1998
62
Wizard and Wart in Trouble (By: Janice L. Smith)
Wizard and Wart in Trouble (By: Janice L. Smith)
1998
63
Wizard and Wart in Trouble (By: Paul Meisel, Janice Lee Smith)
Wizard and Wart in Trouble (By: Paul Meisel, Janice Lee Smith)
1998
64
Emma's Magic Winter (By: Jennifer Plecas, Jean Little)
Emma's Magic Winter (By: Jennifer Plecas, Jean Little)
1998
65
Arthur's Birthday Party (By: Lillian Hoban)
Arthur's Birthday Party (By: Lillian Hoban)
1998
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List of Lee Bennett Hopkins Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Take Hold!
1974
2
Hey-How for Halloween!
1974
3
Beat the Drum, Independence Day Has Come: Poems for the Fourth of July
1977
4
Merrily Comes Our Harvest In: Poems for Thanksgiving
1978
5
Merely Players
1979
6
A Chorus of Cultures: Developing Literacy Through Multicultural Poetry
1993
7
Hand in Hand: An American History Through Poetry
1994
8
Pet Stories
2000
9
Amazing Faces
2010
10
World Make Way
2018
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Lee Bennett Hopkins: Biography

Lee Bennett Hopkins was born on April 13th, 1938. Lee passed away August 8th, 2019 at 81 years old. Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Lee Bennett Hopkins was the author of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Collections series which consists of 100 novels. The Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Collections series started in 1969 with the novel I Think I Saw a Snail: Young Poems for City Seasons. The most recently released novel in the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Collections series was School People which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming novels for the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Collections series.

Lee Bennett Hopkins also wrote the Children's Books series which has 14 books including I Loved Rose Ann and A-Haunting We Will Go.

Lee Bennett Hopkins: F.A.Q

When was Lee Bennett Hopkins Born?

Lee Bennett Hopkins was born on April 13th, 1938.

When did Lee Bennett Hopkins die?

Lee Bennett Hopkins died on August 8th, 2019 at 81 years old.

Where was Lee Bennett Hopkins Born?

Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

What was the first book Lee Bennett Hopkins wrote?

The first novel written by Lee Bennett Hopkins was I Think I Saw a Snail: Young Poems for City Seasons, published in 1969.

What was the most recent book Lee Bennett Hopkins wrote?

His most recently released work was Bless Our Pets on April 16th, 2024.

How many books has Lee Bennett Hopkins written?

Lee Bennett Hopkins has written 132 books. 5 books in the Mother Goose Series, 2 Standalone Novels, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 14 books in the Children's Books, 100 books in the Poetry Collections, 7 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 2 books in the Trophy Picture Books Series.

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