-Steven's published picture book titles

Current News
Steven just completed all the final illustrations for his next picture book, Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates -written by April Jones Prince. This picture book will be released in spring 2017 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (MacMillan)

Below: reverse chronological order of Steven's published picture books:

Puppy Princess
-written by Sue Fliess, illustrated by Steven Salerno
Summer 2016 Little Golden Books (Random House)
This pampered pup lives a life of luxury.... a butler, relaxing in the pool, shopping sprees and spa treatments, but will she win the prestigious Dog Show? No matter what the result her owner loves her.

The Kid from Diamond Street
-written by Audrey Vernick, illustrated by Steven Salerno
Spring 2016 Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
The true story of Philadelphia girl Edith Houghton who at age ten 
became a professional baseball player for the Philadelphia Bobbies, 
and in 1925, at age thirteen, she starred on an all-female American 
team that toured Japan competing against their all-male baseball 

Wild Child
-written & illustrated by Steven Salerno
August 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers 
What is the scariest animal of them all? The jungle animals
must find a way to tame a tiny yet terrible beast that has brought
chaos to their jungle home.

The Fantastic Ferris Wheel
-written by Betsy Harvey Kraft, illustrated by Steven Salerno
October 2015 Christy Ottaviano Books
The true story of George Washington Ferris and his greatest invention, 
the iconic Ferris Wheel -built for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

-written by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Steven Salerno
June 2013 Hyperion Books (Disney)
About a brave little dog not afraid of anything... well, except thunder which
has him hiding under the furniture!

Brothers at Bat
-written by Audrey Vernick, illustrated by Steven Salerno 
April 2012 Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
The amazing true story of twelve brothers who made 
baseball history.

-written by Kathryn Jackson, illustrated by Steven Salerno 
March 2010 Golden Books (Random House)
The remake of the 1951 Golden Books classic, about a poodle 
obsessed with being a baker's assistant

Harry Hungry!
-written & illustrated by Steven Salerno 
February 2009 Harcourt Children's Books
Little Harry is on a rampage, eating everything and 
anything in his path...

Stampede! Poems to Celebrate the Wild Side of School
-written by Laurie Purdie Salas, illustrated by Steven Salerno 
April 2009 Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
All the trials and tribulations of being in school, charmingly told in 
poem form.

Bebe Goes to the Beach
-written by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Steven Salerno
June 2008 Harcourt Children's Books
(sequel to Bebe Goes Shopping) English/Spanish: Bebe experiences all 
the beach has to offer, and Mama scrambles to keep up...

Mrs Wow Never Wanted a Cow
-written by Martha Freeman, illustrated by Steven Salerno
June 2006 Random House Books for Young Readers 
Mrs. Wow reluctantly keeps a cow, and in the bargain also gets her 
two lazy pets back in line.

19 Girls and Me
-written by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Steven Salerno
June 2006 Philomel Books (Penguin Young Readers Group)
A young boy befriends the 19 girls in his kindergarten class, through 
imaginative adventures around the world. 

Bebe Goes Shopping
-written by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Steven Salerno
April 2006 Harcourt Children's Books 
English/Spanish: Bebe experiences the supermarket with Mama and 
can't seem to stay out of mischief. 

-written by Christine Anderson, illustrated by Steven Salerno 
July 2005 Philomel Books (Penguin Young Readers Group)
A young girl refuses to go to bed because she is too busy playing, then 
gets jealous when Mom cleverly places all her attention on the family dog.

Coco The Carrot
-written & illustrated by Steven Salerno 
March 2005 Marshall Cavendish Children's Books 
A remarkable and feisty carrot escapes from her vegetable bin, befriends 
a monkey on a tropical island, makes her way to Paris, and eventually 
becomes a celebrated hat designer.

Funny Honey Valentine (board book) 
-illustrated by Steven Salerno 
January 2005 Little Simon (Simon & Schuster)
Illustrated vignettes all about Valentine's Day.

Go-Go Baby!
-written by Roxane Orgill, illustrated by Steven Salerno
March 2004 Marshall Cavendish Children's Books
This baby is on the move... via stroller, bus, train, ship, and 
seemingly never tires.


Holly Jolly Christmas (board book)
-illustrated by Steven Salerno 
October 2004 Little Simon (Simon & Schuster)
Illustrated vignettes all about the Christmas holiday.

Counting Our Way to the 100th Day 
-written by Betsy Franco, illustrated by Steven Salerno 
June 2004 Margaret McElderry Books (Simon & Schuster) 
100 poems and 100 illustrations celebrating the 100th day of the school year.

The Little Red Hen (paperback only) 
-written by Ellen Tarlow, illustrated by Steven Salerno
2004 Scholastic 
Some animals miss out on a tasty cake, and get a lesson in 
the virtues of hard work.

-written by Betsy Franco, illustrated by Steven Salerno 
June 2003 Margaret McElderry Books (Simon & Schuster) 
Poems describing the four seasons cleverly set in math equation format, all seen through the eyes of a young girl.

Little Tumbo 
-written & illustrated by Steven Salerno
March 2003 Marshall Cavendish Children's Books 
Curiosity gets the best of a young elephant who wanders too 
far from his family... and now he must learn to trumpet to 
save himself from hunters. 

Dirty Little Boy 
-written by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Steven Salerno
April 2001 Winslow Press 
A boy learns how to bathe by watching the animals... but the less than 
clean results do not go over well with his stern, but loving mother. 

Chicken Chuck 
-written by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Steven Salerno
April 2000 Winslow Press 
A rooster finds a magic seed and grows a blue feather atop his head, 
becomes bossy to the other animals, then learns a lesson in humility 
and friendship

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