Books published by Harper Collins

Happy Easter, Mouse!

Harper Collins | January 26, 2010 | 24 pages
Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he tries to figure out who's leaving Easter eggs all over his house!  More Info

Wayside School Is Falling Down

Harper Collins | August 1, 1990 | 192 pages
More fun in The Wacky World of Wayside School "Watch closely," said Mrs. Jewls. "You can learn much faster using a computer instead of paper and pencil." Then she pushed the new computer out the window The children all watched it fall thirty floors and smash against the sidewalk. "See?" said Mrs.... More Info

Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger

Harper Collins | February 1, 1996 | 176 pages
Hooray! Wayside School is Open Again! All the kids from Wayside School had to spend 243 days in horrible schools while Wayside closed to get rid of the cows (Don't ask!). Now the kids are back and the fun begins again on every floor. Miss Much has prepared a Day on the 30th floor--with dogs and... More Info

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Harper Collins | August 1, 1985 | 128 pages
A Crazy Mixed-up School. There'd been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was supposed to be built with thirty classrooms one on top of the other...thirty stories tall! (The builder said he was very sorry.) That may be why all kinds of funny things happen at Wayside SChool...especially on the... More Info

Stevie

Harper Collins | November 13, 1986 | 32 pages
An African-American child resents and then misses a little foster brother. One day my momma told me, "You know you're gonna have a little friend come stay with you." And I said, "Who is it?" and "For how long?" That's when Stevie moved in with his crybaby self. He played with my toys and broke... More Info

Donavan's Word Jar

Harper Collins | August 8, 1998 | 80 pages
Donavan is fascinated by words. They seem to leap out at him from books, signs, even the back of cereal boxes. He savors each word as he learns to say it and discovers its meaning. He keeps the words he collects on slips of paper in a big glass jar. But one day the jar is almost full and Donavan... More Info

Touching Spirit Bear

Harper Collins | April 30, 2002 | 256 pages
Within Cole Matthews lie anger, rage and hate. Cole has been stealing and fighting for years. This time he caught Alex Driscal in the, parking lot and smashed his head against the sidewalk. Now, Alex may have permanent brain damage'and Cole is in the Biggest trouble of his life. Cole is offered... More Info

Big Red Barn Board Book

Harper Collins | January 6, 1995 | 32 pages
By the big red barn In the great green field, There was a pink pig Who was learning to squeal. There were horses and sheep and goats and geese--and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberant Pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly... More Info

Eyeless in Gaza

Harper Collins | October 20, 2009 | 512 pages
Written at the height of his powers immediately after Brave New World, Aldous Huxley's highly acclaimed Eyeless in Gaza is his most personal novel. Huxley's bold, nontraditional narrative tells the loosely autobiographical story of Anthony Beavis, a cynical libertine Oxford graduate who comes of... More Info

A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning

Harper Collins | August 25, 1999 | 176 pages
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. In the first two books alone, the three youngsters encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a... More Info

Ordeal by Innocence

Harper Collins | February 1, 2011 | 288 pages
According to the courts, Jacko Argyle bludgeoned his mother to death with a poker. The sentence was life imprisonment. But when Dr. Arthur Calgary arrives with the proof that confirms Jacko’s innocence, it is too late—Jacko died behind bars following a bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the... More Info

Bridge to Terabithia (rack)

Harper Collins | December 28, 2004 | 208 pages
Jess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys' side and outruns everyone. That's not a very... More Info

Proofs and Theories

Harper Collins | December 1, 1995 | 150 pages
Winner of the 1993 PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Non-Fiction, Proofs and Theories is an illuminating collection of essays by Louise Glück, whose most recent book of poems, The Wild Iris, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Glück brings to her prose the same precision of language, the same... More Info

Children of God Storybook Bible

Harper Collins | December 11, 2018 | 127 pages
Presents a collection of more than fifty Bible stories adapted by the Noble Peace Prize winner, focusing on the love that God has for all people and the need to practice charity and forgiveness toward all.  More Info

So Many Bunnies Board Book

Harper Collins | March 1, 2000 | 32 pages
Old Mother Rabbit lived in a shoe. She had twenty-six children and knew what to do. From Abel, who sleeps on a table, to Zed who sleeps on the shed, help Mother Rabbit tuck a whole alphabet of adorable little bunnies in for the night.  More Info

God's Joyful Surprise

Harper Collins | February 28, 1989 | 272 pages
One of today's most promising new Christian writers explores the thrilling possibilities of God's everlasting love.  More Info

The Thirteen Original Clan Mothers

Harper Collins | April 22, 1994 | 336 pages
Offers a visionary guide to self-knowledge, revealing the mysteries of the ancient female oral tradition.  More Info

The Tao Is Silent

Harper Collins | June 1, 1977 | 240 pages
The Tao Is Silent Is Raymond Smullyan's beguiling and whimsical guide to the meaning and value of eastern philosophy to westerners. "To me," Writes Smullyan, "Taoism means a state of inner serenity combined with an intense aesthetic awareness. Neither alone is adequate; a purely passive serenity is... More Info

Augustine

Harper Collins | October 13, 2009 | 432 pages
Saint Augustine -- the celebrated theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from 396 C.E. until his death in 430 C.E. -- is widely regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in the Western world. His autobiography, Confessions, remains among the most important religious writings in the... More Info

The Graveyard Book

Harper Collins | September 28, 2010 | 336 pages
It takes a graveyard to raise a child. Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There are adventures in the graveyard for a... More Info

Where the Wild Things Are

Harper Collins | November 9, 1988 | 48 pages
In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative... More Info

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 25th Anniversary Edition

Harper Collins | May 9, 1985 | 40 pages
If a hungry little traveler shows up at your house, you might want to give him a cookie. If you give him a cookie, he's going to ask for a glass of milk. He'll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache, and then he'll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim....... More Info

Goodnight Moon Board Book 60th Anniversary Edition

Harper Collins | August 2, 1991 | 34 pages
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting in chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by... More Info

Frog and Toad Together

Harper Collins | October 3, 1979 | 64 pages
Best Friends Frog and Toad are always together. Here are five wonderful stories about flowers, cookies, bravery, dreams, and, most of all, friendship.  More Info

In the Night Kitchen

Harper Collins | January 18, 1996 | 40 pages
1971 Caldecott Honor Book Notable Children's Books of 1940--1970 (ALA) Best Books of 1970 (SLJ) Outstanding Children's Books of 1970 (NYT) Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1970 (NYT) Children's Books of 1970 (Library of Congress) Carey-Thomas Award 1971--Honor Citation Brooklyn Art Books for... More Info

Do You Want to Be My Friend?

Harper Collins | March 1, 1987 | 40 pages
"Do you want to be my friend?" asks the lonely little mouse. He follows a tai1, but all he finds at its end is a rather unfriendly horse. The little mouse just wants someone to play with-but he'll have to follow a lot of tails before he can find just the right companion.  More Info

Strawberry Girl 60th Anniversary Edition

Harper Collins | March 31, 1995 | 208 pages
The land was theirs, but so were its hardships Strawberries -- big, ripe, and juicy. Ten-year-old Birdie Boyer can hardly wait to start picking them. But her family has just moved to the Florida backwoods, and they haven′t even begun their planting. ";Don′t count your biddies ′fore they′re... More Info

My Heart Is Like a Zoo

Harper Collins | December 22, 2009 | 32 pages
A heart can be hopeful, or silly, or happy. A heart can be rugged, or snappy, or lonely. A heart holds every different feeling, and debut author-artist Michael Hall captures each one with a delicate touch. For each feeling, the bold, graphic artwork creates an animal out of heart shapes, from... More Info

The Runaway Bunny Board Book

Harper Collins | February 27, 1991 | 34 pages
Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny’s imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time.  More Info

Four Souls

Harper Collins | October 13, 2009 | 240 pages
From New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes a haunting novel that continues the rich and enthralling Ojibwe saga begun in her novel Tracks. After taking her mother’s name, Four Souls, for strength, the strange and compelling Fleur Pillager walks from her Ojibwe reservation to the... More Info

Strange Fruit

Harper Collins | January 23, 2001 | 168 pages
Recorded by jazz legend Billie Holiday in 1939, "Strange Fruit" is considered to be the first significant song of the civil rights movement and the first direct musical assault upon racial lynchings in the South. Originally sung in New York's Cafe Society, these revolutionary lyrics take on a life... More Info

Perpetrators Victims Bystanders

Harper Collins | September 15, 1993 | 352 pages
The man the New York Times has called "the preeminent scholar of the Holocaust" tells the stories of those who caused, experienced, and witnessed the great human catastrophe.  More Info

The Prophets

Harper Collins | October 16, 2001 | 704 pages
Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship. The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the... More Info

Immortality

Harper Collins | October 20, 1999 | 368 pages
Milan Kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that creates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera. Like Flaubert's Emma or Tolstoy's Anna, Kundera's Agnes becomes an object of fascination, of indefinable longing. From that... More Info

Kinship with All Life

Harper Collins | January 28, 1976 | 160 pages
Is there a universal language of love, a "kinship with all life" that can open new horizons of experience? Example after example in this unique classic -- from "Strongheart" the actor-dog to "Freddie" the fly -- resounds with entertaining and inspiring proof that communication with animals is a... More Info

Nine Gates

Harper Collins | August 26, 1998 | 240 pages
A Gate Enables passage between what is inside and what is outside, and the connection poetry forges between inner and outer lives is the fundamental theme of these nine essays. Nine Gates begins with a close examination of the roots of poetic craft in "the mind of concentration" and concludes by... More Info

Love Medicine

Harper Collins | May 5, 2009 | 400 pages
The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families, the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multi-generational portrait of strong men and women caught in an unforgettable drama of... More Info

In the Garden: Who's Been Here?

Harper Collins | April 25, 2006 | 48 pages
Christina and Jeremy have been sent to the garden to gather vegetables for dinner. But they quickly realize that they are not the first visitors to the garden today. There's a slimy trail on a leaf in the cucumber patch, and some corn kernels have been pecked off the cob. Not only that, someone has... More Info

Slowness

Harper Collins | April 11, 1997 | 176 pages
Milan Kundera's lightest novel, a divertimento, an opera buffa, Slowness is also the first of this author's fictional works to have been written in French. Disconcerted and enchanted, the reader follows the narrator of Slowness through a midsummer's night in which two tales of seduction, separated... More Info

Entering the Silence

Harper Collins | March 17, 2009 | 526 pages
The second volume of Thomas Merton's "gusty, passionate journals" (Thomas Moore) chronicles Merton's advancements to priesthood and emergence as a bestselling author with the surprise success of his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain. Spanning an eleven-year period, Entering the Silence... More Info

Salvation

Harper Collins | December 18, 2001 | 256 pages
Acclaimed visionary and intellectual bell hooks began her exploration of the meaning of love in American culture with the bestselling All About Love: New Visions. Here she continues her love song to the nation in the groundbreaking and soul-stirring Salvation: Black People and Love. Whether talking... More Info

And Then There Were None

Harper Collins | March 29, 2011 | 320 pages
The World's Bestselling Mystery "Ten . . ." Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U.N. Owen." "Nine . . ." At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead.... More Info

The Professor

Harper Collins | January 4, 2011 | 352 pages
From Terry Castle, the brilliant cultural commentator whom Susan Sontag called "the most expressive, most enlightening literary critic at large today," comes a long-awaited collection of captivating personal essays. The title piece at the heart of the anthology—Castle's candid, wry, and rueful... More Info

Blonde

Harper Collins | September 15, 2009 | 752 pages
In this ambitious book, Joyce Carol Oates boldly reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker—the child, the woman, the fated celebrity and idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe. In a voice startling, intimate, and rich, Norma Jeane tells her own story,... More Info

The Pathfinder

Harper Collins | June 17, 2014 | 528 pages
The Pathfinder marked the return of Natty Bumppo, the hero of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales, thirteen years after the publication of The Prairie. For a time, Bumppo’s thoughts turn toward the domestic, but in the end Bumppo returns to his proper home in the wilderness.... More Info

When Women Were Priests

Harper Collins | April 15, 1995 | 288 pages
This landmark book reveals not only that women were priests, bishops, and prophets in early Christianity, but also how and why they were then suppressed.  More Info

Goodnight Moon 60th Anniversary Edition

Harper Collins | September 6, 2005 | 32 pages
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to themittens and the kittens, toeverything one by one --... More Info

Caps for Sale

Harper Collins | September 4, 1987 | 48 pages
Caps for Sale is a timeless classic, in print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations of readers. This easy-to-read story about a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity. Children will delight in following the peddlers efforts to outwit the... More Info

Built to Last

Harper Collins | August 20, 2002 | 368 pages
Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each in direct comparison to one of its top competitors. They examined the companies from... More Info

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Collins | May 23, 2006 | 336 pages
Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South -- and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty... More Info

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