Author Ellen Jackson



BROWN COW, GREEN GRASS, YELLOW MELLOW SUN

"Jackson is a gifted writer who can make the simplest language rhythmic and interesting." SLJ



"... a rollicking, wickedly twisted version of the Cinderella story..." Daily Journal





"Quietly funny, well told..."
Booklist (starred review)

"Beautiful and satisfying..."
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)



"This book is super...hats off to Ellen Jackson!"

Bobbie McDonald, Media Specialist
Ault Elementary, Cypress, Texas



"An exciting, visually awesome look at frontier science."
School Library Journal (**starred review)

Booklist (**starred review)



"Delightful collection of excerpts...interesting and informative"
School Library Journal




"[A] shining addition to the Scientists in the Field series."
Kirkus, starred review

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COMPLETE LIST OF BOOKS BY ELLEN JACKSON

BOOKS -- FICTION (CHILDREN'S)

BEAR IN THE BATHTUB, Addison-Wesley, 1981.
THE GRUMPUS UNDER THE RUG, Follett, 1981.
ANTS CAN'T DANCE, Macmillan, 1990.
BORIS THE BORING BOAR, Macmillan, 1992.
CINDER EDNA, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1994.
BROWN COW, GREEN GRASS, YELLOW MELLOW SUN, Hyperion, 1995.
THE PRECIOUS GIFT, Simon and Schuster, 1996.
THE IMPOSSIBLE RIDDLE, Whispering Coyote, 1995.
MONSTERS IN MY MAILBOX, Troll Associates, 1995.
THE WACKY WITCH WAR, Troll Associates, 1995.
A TALE OF TWO TURKEYS, Troll Associates, 1995.
WHY COYOTE SINGS TO THE MOON, American Education Publishing, 1996.
SCATTERBRAIN SAM, Charlesbridge, 2001.
EARTH MOTHER, Walker, 2005
THE CUPCAKE THIEF, Kane Press, 2007
THE SEVEN SEAS, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2011.
THE BALLAD OF BOOSTER BOGG, Shenanigan Press, 2011.
BEASTLY BABIES, Beach Lane Books, 2015.



BOOKS -- NONFICTION (CHILDREN'S)

THE TREE OF LIFE, Prometheus, 1993.
THE WINTER SOLSTICE, Millbrook Press, 1994.
THE SUMMER SOLSTICE, Millbrook Press, 2001.
THE SPRING EQUINOX, Millbrook Press, 2002.
THE AUTUMN EQUINOX, Millbrook Press, 2000.
THE MONTHS BOOKS (series of twelve books, one on each of the months of the year) Charlesbridge, 2002.
THE BOOK OF SLIME, The Millbrook Press, 1997.
HERE COME THE BRIDES, Walker and Co, 1998.
TURN OF THE CENTURY, Charlesbridge, 1998.
LOOKING FOR LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE, Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
EXTREME ANIMALS DOT-TO-DOT, Sterling, 2001.
SOMETIMES BAD THINGS HAPPEN, Millbrook Press, 2002
MY TOUR OF EUROPE, The Millbrook Press, 2003.
ITíS BACK TO SCHOOL WE GO!, The Millbrook Press, 2003.
THE WORLDS AROUND US, Millbrook Press, 2006.
THE MYSTERIOUS UNIVERSE, Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
ABE LINCOLN LOVED ANIMALS, Albert Whitman, 2008.
TOOLING AROUND, Charlesbridge, 2014.
OCTOPUSES ONE TO TEN, Beach Lane Books, 2016.
PICKY EATERS, Sterling, 2017.

BOOKS -- NONFICTION/​CURRICULA

STAY ON THE SAFE SIDE, grades 5-6 and 7-8, Office of Criminal Justice Planning, Sacramento, 1985.
STAY ON THE SAFE SIDE, grades K-4, Office of Criminal Justice Planning, Sacramento, 1987.
EARTHQUAKE SAFETY, Horizon Publishers and Distributors, 1991.
STRANGER DANGER, Safety Advice for Kids, Horizon Publishers and Distributors, 1991.
HOUSEHOLD SAFETY, Horizon Publishers and Distributors, 1991.