Lenny Hort

has written 12 published children's books. Popular titles include HOW MANY STARS IN THE SKY?, a Reading Rainbow book illustrated by James E. Ransome, and THE SEALS ON THE BUS, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year illustrated by G. Brian Karas. THE FOOL AND THE FISH, illustrated by Gennady Spirin, was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, while TIE YOUR SOCKS AND CLAP YOUR FEET: MIXED UP POEMS was starred in and featured on the cover of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Before embarking on his current career as a high school English teacher, Lenny was a longtime children's editor for Dial, then Morrow/Tambourine. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Laaren Brown, and their daughters, Sophie, Irene, and Phoebe.>

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