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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Ted Rand

Ted Rand has collaborated with Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault on several successful picture books, including The Ghost-Eye Tree, Barn Dance!, and Knots on a Counting Rope.

Country Kid, City Kid

Country Kid, City Kid

Julie Cummins, illustrated by Ted Rand
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Ben and Jody may be miles apart, but they are two of a kind.

Ben is a country kid. He lives on a quiet farm, where he wakes to the peaceful sounds of cows mooing and birds...

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Here Are My Hands

Here Are My Hands

Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Ideally suited to the board-book format, Here Are My Hands invites very young children to respond spontaneously and creatively as they learn the parts of the body. The rhyming text and bold...

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Knots on a Counting Rope

Knots on a Counting Rope

Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Square Fish
Square Fish

In this poignant story, the counting rope is a metaphor for the passage of time and for a boy's emerging confidence in facing his blindness.

"A rich tale of intergenerational love and respect.... It is a moving collaborative effort that reverberates long after the book is closed." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

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My Buddy

My Buddy

Audrey Osofsky; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Square Fish
Square Fish

Buddy is the best dog a boy could have. He and his master are always together. They play ball, and go for walks, and take good care of each other. Nothing can separate them. They're a team.

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Prince William

Prince William

Gloria Rand; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Square Fish
Square Fish

Based on the true story of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska, Gloria Rand's children's picture book Prince William is a tale of compassion and environmentalism--beautifully...

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Salty Dog

Salty Dog

Gloria Rand; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Square Fish
Square Fish

Based on a true story, Gloria Rand's children's picture book Salty Dog--featuring beautiful watercolor illustrations by her husband Ted Rand--follows the adventures of a puppy who...

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Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round

Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round

Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In this "rollicking celebration of everyone's favorite ride” (Kirkus Reviews), Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, and Ted Rand capture the fun of the carousel in this beloved children's...

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The Sun, the Wind and the Rain

The Sun, the Wind and the Rain

Lisa Westberg Peters; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Square Fish
Square Fish

Named an Outstanding Science Trade Book by the National Science Teachers Association, The Sun, the Wind and the Rain from award-winning author Lisa Westberg Peters and illustrator...

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The Ghost-Eye Tree

The Ghost-Eye Tree

Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault; llustrated by Ted Rand
Square Fish
Square Fish

One dark and windy autumn night when the sun has long gone down, a young boy and his older sister are sent to the end of town to get a bucket of milk. As they walk down the lonely road, bathed in...

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Barn Dance!

Barn Dance!

Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault; Illustrated by Ted Rand
Square Fish
Square Fish

In an old farmhouse, bathed in the light of a full moon, a young boy creeps to his bedroom window and looks outside. Was that a voice he just heard, or the hooting of an owl? There it is again:

Come...

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