Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Peter McCarty

Peter McCarty

Peter McCarty is the author and illustrator of T Is for Terrible, Baby Steps, Little Bunny on the Move and Hondo and Fabian, for which he won a Caldecott Honor. He lives with his wife and two children in Upstate New York.

Caldecott Honor Book

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Frozen Girl

Frozen Girl

David Getz; Illustrated by Peter McCarty
Square Fish
Square Fish

Preserved in ice for over half a millenium, her body holds clues to understanding an ancient culture.

In this companion book to his award-winning Frozen Man, author David...

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Available 01/16/2018

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Purple Death
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Purple Death

David Getz; Illustrations by Peter McCarty
Square Fish
Square Fish

The Spanish Flu was the worst epidemic in this country's history, and the search for its cause is still one of science's most urgent quests. In this riveting account, acclaimed nonfiction...

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Available 09/19/2017

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Bunny Dreams

Bunny Dreams

Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In bunny dreams, anything can happen. A bunny might know the ABCs, or count by 1-2-3s. A bunny might find the perfect carrot. A bunny might hop, hop, hop . . . or even fly!
But every bunny needs...

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Bunny Dreams

Bunny Dreams

Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In bunny dreams, anything can happen. A bunny might know the ABCs, or count by 1-2-3s. A bunny might find the perfect carrot. A bunny might hop, hop, hop . . . or even fly!
But every bunny needs...

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Bunny Dreams

Bunny Dreams

Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In bunny dreams, anything can happen. A bunny might know the ABCs, or count by 1-2-3s. A bunny might find the perfect carrot. A bunny might hop, hop, hop . . . or even fly!
But every bunny needs...

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Fall Ball
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Fall Ball

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Bobby and his friends wait all day for school to end and for their chance to play outdoors in the fall weather. Flying leaves, swirling colors, and crisp air make the perfect setting for a game of...

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Fall Ball

Fall Ball

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Bobby and his friends wait all day for school to end and for their chance to play outdoors in the fall weather. Flying leaves, swirling colors, and crisp air make the perfect setting for a game of...

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Fall Ball

Fall Ball

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Bobby and his friends wait all day for school to end and for their chance to play outdoors in the fall weather. Flying leaves, swirling colors, and crisp air make the perfect setting for a game of...

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The Monster Returns
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The Monster Returns

Jeremy and the Monster

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Jeremy thought he'd seen the last of his monster when he sent him away with a one-way bus ticket. But suddenly there's a knock on the door . . . and the monster has returned!
Jeremy tries to...

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The Monster Returns
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The Monster Returns

Jeremy and the Monster

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Jeremy thought he'd seen the last of his monster when he sent him away with a one-way bus ticket. But suddenly there's a knock on the door . . . and the monster has returned!
Jeremy tries to...

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The Monster Returns
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The Monster Returns

Jeremy and the Monster

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Jeremy thought he'd seen the last of his monster when he sent him away with a one-way bus ticket. But suddenly there's a knock on the door . . . and the monster has returned!
Jeremy tries to...

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Jeremy Draws a Monster
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Jeremy Draws a Monster

Jeremy and the Monster

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Alone in his room, Jeremy draws a monster. But then the monster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of the monstrous nuisance. He entertains...

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Jeremy Draws a Monster
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Jeremy Draws a Monster

Jeremy and the Monster

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Alone in his room, Jeremy draws a monster. But then the monster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of the monstrous nuisance. He entertains...

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Jeremy Draws a Monster
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Jeremy Draws a Monster

Jeremy and the Monster

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Alone in his room, Jeremy draws a monster. But then the monster wants lunch! As his creation takes over, Jeremy begins to wonder how he will ever get rid of the monstrous nuisance. He entertains...

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T Is for Terrible
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T Is for Terrible

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Square Fish
Square Fish

Not just another dinosaur book! Meet the world's most lovable T. Rex.

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Hondo and Fabian
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Hondo and Fabian

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Square Fish
Square Fish

Hondo the dog has a fun day at the beach while Fabian the cat stays home.

" Wake up, Hondo. Time to go!"
Hondo will have an adventure.
Fabian will stay home.

A...

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Fabian Escapes
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Fabian Escapes

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Caldecott Honor–winning Hondo and Fabian are back!

The award-winning cat and dog duo returns for another set of adventures. This time, Hondo stays home while Fabian goes outside....

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Moon Plane
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Moon Plane

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Can airplanes fly to the moon? This one can!

Above the clouds an airplane flies into the sky.
On the ground a small boy looks up....

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Little Bunny on the Move
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Little Bunny on the Move

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Square Fish
Square Fish

"It was time for a little bunny to be on the move. From here to there, a bunny goes where a bunny must."

And so Little Bunny's journey begins: over the hills, through the woods, past...

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Hondo and Fabian
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Hondo and Fabian

Peter McCarty; illustrations by Peter McCarty
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Hondo the dog has a fun day at the beach while Fabian the cat stays home.

" Wake up, Hondo. Time to go!"
Hondo will have an adventure.
Fabian will stay home.

A...

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Night Driving
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Night Driving

John Coy, Illustrated by Peter McCarty
Square Fish
Square Fish

A warm-hearted portrait of a simple event that encapsulates the bond between a father and a son.

This warm and thoughtful story about a father and son on an all-night drive to the mountains is just right for Father's Day.

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Frozen Man
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Frozen Man

David Getz; Illustrated by Peter McCarty
Square Fish
Square Fish

When an archaeologist examines a body found frozen in the Austrian Alps, he learns something extraordinary. The well-preserved body-- and the tools and clothing found at the site-- indicates that...

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