Dan Yaccarino

Dan Yaccarino (born May 20, 1965) is an American author, illustrator and animated series producer known for his animated series, children’s books and award-winning imagery.

Born in Montclair, NJ, Yaccarino was influenced by a combination of advertising, comic books, vintage animation, toys, and old films, spending his childhood immersed in drawing, writing, and making movies.

Yaccarino attended Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA, as well as Parson School of Design in NYC, where he earned a BFA in illustration in 1987.

Books in order of publication:

Partial Bibliography

Big Brother Mike – 1993

Bam Bam Bam – 1995

One Hole in the Road – 1996

If I Had a Robot – 1996

Zoom Zoom Zoom! I’m Off to the Moon! – 1997

Good Night, Mr. Night – 1997

An Octopus Followed Me Home – 1997

Five Little Pumpkins – 1998

Little White Dog – 1998

Circle Dogs – 1998

Trashy Town – 1999

Deep in the Jungle – 2000

Blast Off Boy and Blorp: First Day on a Strange New Planet – 2000

Blast Off Boy and Blorp: New Pet – 2001

Oswald – 2001

Unlovable – 2001

The Lima Bean Monster – 2001

Blast Off Boy and Blorp: The Big Science Fair – 2002

The Good Little Bad Little Pig – 2002

Dan Yaccarino’s Mother Goose – 2003

Where the Four Winds Blow – 2003

Bittle – 2004

The Birthday Fish – 2005

Every Friday – 2007

Who Will Sing a Lullaby? – 2007

Go Go America – 2008

Little Boy With a Big Horn – 2008

The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau – 2009

Lawn to Lawn – 2010

Cooking With Henry and Ellibelly – 2010

All the Way To America: The Story of A Big Italian Family and A Little Shovel – 2011

The Belly Book – 2011

Boy & Bot – 2012

Kate and Nate Are Running Late – 2012

Doug Unplugged – 2013

Doug Unplugs on the Farm – 2014

Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza – 2014

Billy & Goat at the State Fair – 2015

Class Pet Squad: Journey to the Center of Town – 2016

I am a Story – 2016

Rainy Day: A Little Moral Story About Worry – 2016

Morris Mole – 2017

Five Little Pumpkins Came Back – 2018

Giant Tess – 2019

Smashy Town – 2020

The Longest Storm – 2021

City Under the City – 2021

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