5 more of his picture books will be released over the next three years:
(2017) Goldenlocks & the Three Pirates, Farrar Straus Giroux
(2018) Tim's Goodbye, Farrar Straus Giroux
(2018) PRIDE The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag, Penguin/Random House
(2018) Do Not Collect $200 True Story of How the World's Favorite Game was Invented (Monopoly), Christy Ottaviano Books
(2019) Wild Horse Annie and the Mustangs, Farrar Straus & Giroux
Scroll down list of Steven Salerno’s many picture books published through 2016.
^ Puppy Princess -written by Sue Fliess, illustrated by Steven Salerno
July 2016 Little Golden Books (Random House) This pampered pup lives a life of luxury… relaxing in the swimming pool, a butler serving lunch, shopping sprees, spa treatments, but will she win the prestigious Dog Show?
^ The Kid from Diamond Street -written by Audrey Vernick, illustrated by Steven Salerno April 2016 Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) The true story of Philadelphia girl Edith Houghton who became a professional baseball player at age ten, and in 1925 at age thirteen she was a star player on the all-female American team that toured Japan competing against their all-male teams. (This is the second picture book by Audrey Vernick and Steven Salerno.)
^ Wild Child -written & illustrated by Steven Salerno August 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers. The jungle animals must try and tame the wildest creature of them all, or there will never be any peace and quiet in the jungle ever again.
^ The Fantastic Ferris Wheel-written by Betsy Harvey Kraft, illustrated by Steven Salerno October 2015 Christy Ottaviano Books. The construction of the very first giant observation wheel for the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, nicknamed The Ferris Wheel, was created by American engineer George Washington Ferris.
^ BOOM! -written by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Steven Salerno June 2013 Hyperion Books (Disney). About a brave little dog not afraid of anything… except thunder!
^ Brothers At Bat -written by Audrey Vernick, illustrated by Steven Salerno
April 2012 Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). The amazing true story of twelve brothers who formed a professional team and made baseball history.
^ Pantaloon -written by Kathryn Jackson, illustrated by Steven Salerno March 2010 Golden Books (Random House). The remake of the 1951 Golden Books classic, about a poodle obsessed with becoming a baker’s assistant.
^ Harry Hungry! -written & illustrated by Steven Salerno February 2009 Harcourt Children’s Books. Little Harry is on a rampage, eating everything and anything in his path…
^ Stampede! Poems to Celebrate the Wild Side of School -written by Laurie Purdie Salas, illustrated by Steven Salerno April 2009 Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). All the trials and tribulations of being in school, charmingly told in poem form.
^ Bebe Goes to the Beach -written by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Steven Salerno June 2008 Harcourt Children’s Books. (sequel to Bebe Goes Shopping) English/Spanish: Bebe experiences all the beach has to offer, and Mama scrambles to keep up…
^ Mrs Wow Never Wanted a Cow -written by Martha Freeman, illustrated by Steven Salerno June 2006 Random House Books for Young Readers. Mrs. Wow reluctantly keeps a cow, and in the bargain also gets her two lazy pets back in line.
^ 19 Girls and Me -written by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Steven Salerno June 2006 Philomel Books (Penguin Young Readers Group). Young John Hercules Po arrives for his first day of kindergarten and is surprised to see that the class consists of nineteen girls, and him!
^ Bebe Goes Shopping -written by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Steven Salerno
April 2006 Harcourt Children’s Books English/Spanish: Bebe experiences the supermarket with Mama and can’t seem to stay out of mischief.
^ Bedtime! -written by Christine Anderson, illustrated by Steven Salerno July 2005 Philomel Books (Penguin Young Readers Group). A young girl refuses to go to bed because she's too busy playing, then gets jealous when Mom cleverly places all her attention on the family dog.
^ Coco The Carrot -written & illustrated by Steven Salerno March 2005 Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books. A remarkable, feisty carrot escapes from her cold, cramped vegetable bin, and explores the outside world. She befriends a monkey on a tropical island, makes her way to Paris, and eventually becomes a celebrated hat designer.
^ Funny Honey Valentine (mini-size board book) -illustrated by Steven Salerno January 2005 Little Simon (Simon & Schuster). Illustrated vignettes all about Valentine’s Day.
^ Go-Go Baby! -written by Roxane Orgill, illustrated by Steven Salerno March 2004 Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books. This baby is on the move… via stroller, bus, train, ship, and seemingly never, ever gets sleepy.
^ Holly Jolly Christmas (mini-size board book) -illustrated by Steven Salerno October 2004 Little Simon (Simon & Schuster). Illustrated vignettes all about the Christmas holiday.
^ Counting Our Way to the 100th Day -written by Betsy Franco, illustrated by Steven Salerno June 2004 Margaret McElderry Books (Simon & Schuster). 100 poems and 100 illustrations celebrating the 100th day of the school year.
^ The Little Red Hen (paperback only) -written by Ellen Tarlow, illustrated by Steven Salerno 2004 Scholastic. Some animals miss out on a tasty cake, and get a lesson in the virtues of hard work.
^ Mathematickles -written by Betsy Franco, illustrated by Steven Salerno June 2003 Margaret McElderry Books (Simon & Schuster). Poems describing the four seasons cleverly set in math equation format, all seen through the eyes of a young girl.
^ Little Tumbo -written & illustrated by Steven Salerno March 2003 Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books. Curiosity gets the best of a young elephant who wanders too far from his family… gets captured by two shady marketeers and now he must learn how to trumpet to save his own life.
^ The Dirty Little Boy -written by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Steven Salerno
April 2001 Winslow Press. A boy learns how to bathe by watching the animals… but the less than clean results do not go over well with his stern, but loving mother.
^ Chicken Chuck -written by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Steven Salerno April 2000 Winslow Press. A rooster finds a magic seed and grows a blue feather atop his head, becomes bossy to the other animals, then learns a lesson in humility and friendship.