Joan Holub, author of children's books
 
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Zero the Hero (Macmillan, Henry Holt & Co)

Athena the Brain

Persephone the Phony

Aphrodite the Beauty

Artemis the Brave

Athena the Wise

Aphrodite the Diva

Artemis the Loyal Medusa the Mean (Goddess Girls)

Goddess Girls Super Special: The Girl Games July 2012

Pandora the Curious

Pheme the Gossip

Persephone the Daring
GG12: Cassandra the Lucky
#1-4 set & bracelet
Goddess Girls set 1-4
Who Was Babe Ruth
What Was the Gold Rush?

What Was the First Thanksgiving?

 Vincent van Gogh, Sunflowers and Swirly Stars
Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
Poseidon and the Sea if Fury (Heroes in Training #2)
HIT3: Hades and the Helm of Darkness
HIT4: Hyperion and the Great Balls of Fire
HIT5: Typhon and the Winds of Destruction
A Kiss For You!
Wagons Ho! (Albert Whitman & Co 2011)
Pumpkin Countdown
Apple Countdown
Ballet Stars Random House June 2012


NEW! Mini Myths board books:
Be Patient, Pandora!
Play Nice, Hercules!
Brush Your Hair, Medusa!
Make A Wish, Midas!

Illus by bestselling Leslie Patricelli
Abrams Appleseed

Mighty Dads
illustrated by James Dean,
creator of Pete the Cat
Scholastic Press
A New York Times bestseller, 2014

What Is the
Statue of Liberty?
An Amazon Book of the Month, 2014
An Amazon bestseller

Little Red Writing
Chronicle Books, picture book, Oct 2013
Illus by Caldecott/NYTimes bestselling
Melissa Sweet
• Starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly
• A Booklist Best Book of 2013, A Kirkus Best Book of 2013, School Library Journal Best Book of 2013

Goddess Girls series
Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams
Aladdin paperbacks, ages 8-12
• Athena the Brain
• Persephone the Phony
• Aphrodite the Beauty
• Artemis the Brave
• Athena the Wise
• Aphrodite the Diva

Artemis the Loyal
• Medusa the Mean
• The Girl Games/Super Special
• Pandora the Curious
• Pheme the Gossip
• Persephone the Daring
• Cassandra the Lucky
• Athena the Proud
• Iris the Colorful
• Aphrodite the Fair, Dec 2014
• Medusa the Rich, April 2015
• Amphitrite the Bubbly, July 2015
"...a clever take on Greek deities"
~ Booklist
"...an enchanting mythological
world with middle-school woes compounded by life as a deity..."
~ School Library Journal

•A Scholastic book club bestseller.
Download GG bookmarks & more
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NEW in 2014!
Grimmtastic Girls series
Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams
series for ages 8-12, Scholastic:

• Cinderella Stays Late
• Red Riding Hood Gets Lost
• Snow White Lucks Out
• Rapunzel Cuts Loose, 9/2014
• Sleeping Beauty Dreams Big

NEW in 2014!
Do Not Open!
The Story of Pandora's Box
The One-Eyed People Eater
The Story of Cyclops
Surprise, Trojans!
The Story of the Trojan Horse
(leveled readers)

HEROES IN TRAINING
Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams
Aladdin, chapter book, ages 6-10

• Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
• Poseidon and the Sea of Fury
• Hades and the Helm of Darkness
• Hyperion and the Great Balls of Fire
• Typhon and the Winds of Destruction
• Apollo and the Battle of the Birds

• Ares and the Spear of Fear
• Cronus and the Threads of Dread 12/14
• Crius and the Night of Fright 4/15

• 4 more books to come!
"Readers will gobble this down and look
for more, make no mythtake." ~ Kirkus
Download bookmarks:
Front / Back

What Was the Gold Rush?
Grosset & Dunlap, chapter book

What Was the First Thanksgiving?
Grosset & Dunlap, chapter book

Dig Scoop Ka-Boom!
Random House, 8x8
Pre-K /K easy reader with
stickers

RECENT RELEASES :

A Kiss For You!
Scholastic Cartwheel Books
Lift-the-flap board book with
magnetic hand flap

Zero the Hero
illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
Henry Holt / Macmillan

Teaching Activity Guide,
Animated Book Trailer, Bookmarks


Who Was Babe Ruth?
Grosset & Dunlap
January 2012
chapter book biography

Ballet Stars
Random House, June 2012
Pre-K /K easy reader with stickers

Wagons Ho!
co-authored with G. Hallowell,
Albert Whitman & Co.

Groundhog Weather School
Putnam, picture book

A Junior Library Guild Selection,
a Scholastic Book Club bestseller,
and a Buyer's Pick in Ingram's magazine.
Kirkus Reviews says it's: "...a clever look at the weather...good fun that will subtly teach in between laughs."
Booklist calls it "clever," "amusing," and "inviting," and says:
"...the approach is so varied and so often witty that children will absorb the facts effortlessly."

Now in paperback!

Bed, Bats, & Beyond nominated for the Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award!
"Charming and full of humor, this is sure to be a favorite..." ~ School Library Journal

Now in paperback!