Author Illustrator
Anna Grossnickle Hines

When I was a little girl my dream was to "make books for boys and girls".  More than 60 books and almost as many years later, nothing pleases me more than to hear about a child choosing one of my books over and over, or that a young adult still has fond memories of a special book.

My five minute philosophy on writing for children:

A timeless book on a timeless topic

2 minute trailer...
Starred Reviews

An old favorite is back as an iBook!

All apps are available on iTunes, Google Play, Nook Kids, and amazon, the iBook on iTunes.
For screen shots, videos and direct links to the stores please go to

Website Guide
This is a big site with lots of nooks and crannies.
The Guide describes and links
to some of the many goodies available.

Contact me by Email

My Blog
From the Heart
Poetry of the moment, inspired by our connection to nature and one another.


Our family company is making apps beginning with some favorite out of print titles.

Bean is back!
The same lovable kitty, now with sound and gentle animations. The first one is free!

This little pop-up book has expanded into a bilingual app with lots of story enhancing interactions!

For autographed copies contact my local bookstore...

Out of print titles now available there, too.

Friendly service
and free shipping to the 48 states!

5 Books on DVD
Plus a studio visit  
$12 including shipping
Watch a preview
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