Children's books

Harrington’s children’s books have won many awards, including the Ezra Jack Keats Award from the New York Public Library, the Cybils Award for the year’s best fiction picture book, and a selection by TIME Magazine as one of the Top 10 Children’s Books of the year.

Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner
Calkins Creek, 2019.


Catching a Storyfish
WordSong, 2016


mama nsoso

Busy-Busy Little Chick
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.


chicken chasing queen

The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007


going north

Going North
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004


roberto walks

Roberto Walks Home
Viking/Penguin, 2008


Janice N. Harrington