Books by Ian Lendler

Pub Date: 
September 3, 2018

Some kids like frills and sparkles and bows and lots of pink. And some don't. The girl who started "The Absolutely, Positively No Princess Book" is sure that she wants a story full of nature and adventure.

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.