Elizabeth Winthrop

Elizabeth Winthrop, a middle child herself, has written more than fifty books for readers of all ages. These include her award-winning picture book Dumpy La Rue (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), illustrated by Betsy Lewin, and Dog Show, illustrated by Mark Ulriksen.

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The Red-Hot Rattoons

Elizabeth Winthrop; illustrations by Betsy Lewin
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

Will these tap-dancing country rats make it big in the city? Armed with a boom box, costumes, and city maps, five tap-dancing country rats set off to seek...

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Dumpy La Rue

Elizabeth Winthrop, Illustrated by Betsy Lewin
Henry Holt and Co.

"He's a porker with passion, a dancing fool, a pig with rhythm- this breaks every rule," said the normally reticent mule. Now in paperback, Dumpy La...

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