Author & Illustrator

Tom Lichtenheld


I make books for kids and people who used to be kids. My favorite activity is drawing (surprise!), my favorite food is chocolate, and my favorite sport is ping-pong. When I’m not making books, I like to get other peoples’ kids all wound up, then send them home to their parents.

Most Popular Tom Lichtenheld Books

All Tom Lichtenheld Books

Groovy Joe Book Series

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Book Series

Stick and Stone Book Series


Sherri Duskey Rinker
Laura Gehl
Beth Ferry
Richard T. Morris
Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Julie Rowan-Zoch
Eric Litwin
Chris Barton

Book Dedications by Tom Lichtenheld

  • To Amy Krouse Rosenthal, with love and appreciation.
    Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs
  • To all the teddy bears, blankies, Baby Kays, and other comforts of the world

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