David Wiesner
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Bookshelf

“By his redeployment of everyday items—a fish, a string bean, an amphibian—Wiesner suggests that fantastical things are happening all around us, that our dreams are closer than we think—whether those dreams belong to humans, clouds or frogs.”
—Andrew Leonard, New York Times Book Review

Art & Max
Mr. Wuffles! 2013
A humorous exploration of the
universal nature of communication.
Art & Max
Art & Max 2010
Friendship, creativity, and the mysterious point
where these two forces intersect.
Flotsam
Flotsam 2006
A photographic journey through
the depths of the ocean.
The Three Pigs
The Three Pigs  2001
This isn't the same old story of
the pig siblings.
Sector 7
Sector 7  1999
An ordinary field trip turns into an
extraordinary visual adventure.
Night of the Gargoyles
Night of the Gargoyles  1994
by Eve Bunting; illustrated by David Wiesner
What lurks about in the dark of night?
June 29, 1999
June 29, 1999  1992
Broccoli falls from the sky, bracing itself in the
backyard; turnips hit the trail in the Rocky
Mountains; and lima beans land in Levittown.
Tuesday
Tuesday  1991
Frogs take flight along with
readers' imaginations.
Hurricane
Hurricane  1990
Imaginative play, Wiesner-style.
The Loathsome Dragon
The Loathsome Dragon  1987
Retold by David Wiesner and Kim Kahng
Other Titles
Tongues of Jade by Laurence Yep; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1991
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
by Marianna Mayer. 1989
Rainbow People
by Laurence Yep; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1989
Free Fall
by David Wiesner. 1988
Firebrat
by Nancy Willard; illustrations by David Wiesner. 1988
Kite Flier
by Dennis Haseley; illustrations by David Wiesner. 1986
E.T., the Storybook of the Green Planet by William Kotzwinkle; based on a story by Steven Spielberg; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1985
Wand: the Return to Mesmeria
by Allan W. Eckert; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1985
Dark Green Tunnel
by Allan W. Eckert; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1984
Miranty and the Alchemist
by Vera Chapman; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1983
Neptune Rising: Songs and Tales of the Undersea Folk
by Jane Yolen; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1982
Owly
by Mike Thaler; pictures by David Wiesner. 1982
Boy who Spoke Chimp by Jane Yolen; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1981
Man from the Sky
by Avi; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1981
One Bad Thing about Birthdays by David R. Collins; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1981
Ugly Princess
by Nancy Luenn; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1981
Honest Andrew
by Gloria Skurzynski; illustrated by David Wiesner. 1980