Books by Ian Lendler

How Science Solved the Greatest Mystery on Earth
Pub Date: 
October 8, 2019

Illustrated by C. M. Butzer

Join early scientists as they piece together one of humanity’s greatest puzzles—the fossilized bones of the first dinosaur!

Pub Date: 
September 3, 2018

"A laugh-out-loud tale of a most unlikely friendship, delivered in a fresh and clever format. Witty, endearing, and absolutely, positively charming."
Katherine Applegate, author of The One and Only Ivan

The Story of You, The Universe, and Everything
Pub Date: 
April 17, 2018

One Day a Dot explores the age-old question: Where did we come from? Where did everything come from?

The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha
Pub Date: 
January 23, 2018

Siddhartha is a spoiled young prince that gets everything he ever asks for, until he asks for what can’t be given– happiness. Join him as he sets off on a journey of discovery and encounters mysterious wise-folk, terrifying tigers, and one very annoying mouse.

Pub Date: 
September 19, 2016

From Ian Lendler (that's me!) and the international best-selling, award-winning, totally awesome illustrator, Serge Bloch, comes...


The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Romeo and Juliet
Pub Date: 
September 29, 2015

• Texas Librarian's Little Mavericks Award
• Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2016
• Maine Librarian Book Award

The Stratford Zoo: Macbeth
Illustrated by Zack Giallongo
Pub Date: 
September 30, 2014

• New York Public Library Top 100 Children’s Books 2014
• Black-Eyed Susan Award Nominee, Maryland Public Library
• Top 50 Elementary Books 2015, Utah Librarian Association
• Maine Librarian Book Award

Illustrated by Whitney Martin
Pub Date: 
October 1, 2005

Top 10 Picture Books of 2005, US News and World Report

Now, Ned and I admire how well you read. But the story will be ruined if you turn the page right now.

So please don't.

A Collection of Useful and Useless Information As It Relates to the History and Consumption of All Manner of Booze
Pub Date: 
September 27, 2005

Finally, there’s a book that’s almost as much fun as having a couple of drinks. Alcoholica Esoterica presents the history and culture of booze as told by a writer with a knack for distilling all the boring bits into the most interesting facts and hilarious tales.