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Philip C. Stead

Philip C. Stead

Caldecott Medal Winner

PHILIP C. STEAD is the author of the Caldecott Medal winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee, also named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2010 and a Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of 2010, illustrated by his wife, Erin E. Stead (A Neal Porter Book, Roaring Brook Press, 2010).  Philip, also an artist, both wrote and illustrated his debut Creamed Tuna Fish and Peas on Toast (Roaring Brook Press, 2009), which was applauded by School Library Journal for “its wry humor and illustrations worthy of a Roald Dahl creation.”  Philip lives with Erin in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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  • Erin Stead - Woodblock Process

    Illustrator Erin Stead talks about the process of creating the artwork for her Caldecott-winning picture book, A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE. Audio compliments of TeachingBooks.net

  • Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat - Book Trailer

    Watch the heartwarming tale of Jonathan and his best friend, a stuffed bear named Frederick.

  • A Home For Bird book trailer

    A Home for Bird book trailer by Philip C. Stead, author of CREAMED TUNA FISH AND PEAS ON TOAST, A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE, JONATHAN AND THE BIG BLUE BOAT

  • Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead

    This endearing story of friendship and patience is a worthy companion to Philip and Erin Stead's last collaboration, A Sick Day for Amos McGee, winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.

  • HELLO, MY NAME IS RUBY by Phil Stead

    HELLO, MY NAME IS RUBY by Phil Stead

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BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

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Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Matthew Cordell

Roaring Brook Press

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Available 03/03/2015Pre-Order

Sebastian and the Balloon

Philip C. Stead

Roaring Brook Press

On a boring day, on a dull street, Sebastian sat high atop his roof—something he was never supposed to do. When he launched himself into the air in his balloon made of Grandma's afghans and...

Available 10/07/2014Pre-Order

Hello, My Name Is Ruby

Philip C. Stead

Roaring Brook Press

Join Ruby, a plucky little bird, as she ventures through life, making new friends, learning new skills and asking questions which may have some very surprising results.  Fearless...

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A Home for Bird

Philip C. Stead

Roaring Brook Press

While out foraging for interesting things, Vernon the toad finds a new friend - a small blue bird who is curiously silent. Vernon shows Bird the river and the forest and some of his other favorite...

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