New Release Books by Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack is the author of Marcel's Masterpiece (2022), Art Is Everywhere (2021), Mr. Monkey Takes a Hike (2019), Mr. Monkey Bakes a Cake (2018) and other 17 books.

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Marcel's Masterpiece

release date: Aug 23, 2022
Marcel's Masterpiece
Describes how artist Marcel Duchamp turned a toilet into a famous work of art.

Art Is Everywhere

release date: Nov 16, 2021
Art Is Everywhere
This is the story of Andy Warhol—and how his pop art took the world by storm. From drawing shoes for a shoe company to his Campbell's Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe prints, Andy made art out of the everyday. People claimed Andy's art wasn't real art, but that didn't stop him from making it, plus movies, a magazine, a TV show, and more! With Art Is Everywhere, Jeff Mack explores Warhol's fascination (and our own) with celebrity and fame, and opens readers' minds to the possibilities for art in the world around us.

Mr. Monkey Takes a Hike

release date: Apr 02, 2019
Mr. Monkey Takes a Hike
Curious George meets Mr. Bean in the third adorable picture book from author-illustrator Jeff Mack that follows the loveable Mr. Monkey on his wacky adventures. Mr. Monkey loves playing his video game. He wants to beat the ultimate level! But now he must go outside and find his stolen controller. What could possibly go wrong?

Mr. Monkey Bakes a Cake

release date: Jul 03, 2018
Mr. Monkey Bakes a Cake
Curious George meets Mr. Bean in this adorable new picture book series from author-illustrator Jeff Mack that follows the loveable Mr. Monkey on his wacky adventures. Mr. Monkey bakes a cake. He can’t wait to win a ribbon! But first he has to carry it to the contest. What could possibly go wrong?

Just a Story

release date: Sep 08, 2020
Just a Story
Reading is wild, dangerous... fantastic! The possibilities are endless, the perils enormous--good thing it's just a story. A boy happens upon a discarded book that transforms a library into an escalating series of near misses and close encounters with dastardly pirates, a herd of scooter-riding elephants, a big blue whale, and is that an alien in an Elvis wig? But surprise, he escapes without a scratch, because it's just a story... With an exuberant art style reminiscent of newspaper comic strips, illustrator Jeff Mack brings imagination to life in this riotous tale about the power of reading.

Mr. Monkey Visits a School

release date: Jul 03, 2018
Mr. Monkey Visits a School
Curious George meets Mr. Bean in the second adorable new picture book series from author-illustrator Jeff Mack that follows the loveable Mr. Monkey on his wacky adventures. Mr. Monkey learns a trick. He can’t wait to put on a show! But first he has to find the school. What could possibly go wrong?

Mine!

release date: May 09, 2017
Mine!
Two mice argue with increasing heat over their mutual border, until someone bigger intervenes.

Playtime?

release date: May 10, 2016
Playtime?
This funny picture book ode to the struggles of bedtime is perfect for fans of Mo Willems's Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! Bedtime can be a challenge for the best of us. But when you're a fun-loving, overactive pet gorilla, bedtime is downright hard. Who would want to go to sleep when Playtime is so much more fun? But the gorilla's responsible friend thinks enough is enough; no more fun and games. It's not Playtime--It's Bedtime! So the boy turns off the lights and the gorilla goes . . . Well, definitely NOT to sleep! Using only two words--Playtime and Bedtime--and an abundance of clever, giggle-inducing artwork, Playtime! is simple yet richly creative and bursting with childlike humor. Your own little gorilla will find it irresistible. Praise for Playtime? * "Young readers will enjoy watching a child take on the role of a parent, and sharing this book will be a delight for all. Multiple readings are sure to be demanded before bedtime finally comes."--Booklist, starred review "The gorilla’s naughty, sneaky smile is a thing of beauty. Just try saving this book for evening! Both younger and older readers will be looking and laughing throughout the day."--School Library Journal "A pleasant and action-filled going-to-sleep book, this selection may prove the perfect antidote for a sleepless night. A simple, fun-filled goodnight book."--Kirkus Reviews

Look!

release date: May 01, 2016
Look!
Using only two words--"look" and "out"--Relates a story about an attention-loving gorilla, a television-loving boy, and a friendship that develops over books.

The Things I Can Do

release date: Jun 25, 2013
The Things I Can Do
Want to see what Jeff drew? It's a book about him and all the things he can do! He can make his own lunch! He can get his own drink. He can take his own bath—pretty cool, don't you think? Get ready for a riotous time as Jeff explains, in words and self-drawn pictures, all the things he can do—in a book he made all by himself! A Neal Porter Book

Ah Ha!

release date: Aug 20, 2013
Ah Ha!
Frog is settling in for a relaxing day at the pond. (AAHH.) But wait—there are other creatures at the pond as well. (AH HA!) And some of them are out to get Frog. (AHHH!) Not to worry, Frog gets the last laugh. (HA HA!) Using only two letters, along with many brightly colored and lively illustrations, Jeff Mack brings his hallmark humor to this rollicking book that will leave young readers guessing, laughing, and on the edge of their seats. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which will look almost identical to the print version. Additionally for devices that support audio, this ebook includes a read-along setting.

Hush Little Polar Bear

release date: Nov 12, 2013
Hush Little Polar Bear
A little girl invites her plush polar bear to dream of all of the places where sleeping bears go, from the high seas to a starry desert and back home.

Duck on a Disco Ball

release date: Nov 01, 2018
Duck on a Disco Ball
"Every night it's the same old story. A boy wants to stay up late, and his parents won't let him. But sometimes in the morning, he notices things look a little off--like when he sees a disco ball in the kitchen ... with his toy duck on it. So one night he decides to stay up. And that's when the fun really begins."--

Duck in the Fridge

release date: Sep 02, 2014
Duck in the Fridge
When his son is curious about their tradition of reading a story at bedtime, a father explains how it all started when he was a young boy and found an unusual visitor in the refrigerator.

Who Needs a Bath?

release date: Oct 06, 2015
Who Needs a Bath?
This funny picture book is perfect for getting young readers excited about bath time and is a delightful read-aloud to share. Bear and Skunk return in this follow-up to author-illustrator Jeff Mack's acclaimed Who Wants a Hug? Bear has a plan to throw Skunk a surprise birthday party, but shhh—it's a secret! There's just one problem—who wants to party with a stinky skunk? Bear thinks of the perfect solution; now if only he can convince Skunk that baths are fun…

Who Wants a Hug?

release date: Jan 06, 2015
Who Wants a Hug?
Author-illustrator Jeff Mack introduces two new hilarious characters—Bear and Skunk! Everyone likes hugs, especially when Bear gives them! Everyone, that is, except for Skunk. Bear really gets on Skunk's nerves. He's too happy . . . and he's always giving way too many hugs! Skunk has the perfect plan to keep Bear from giving any more hugs. Will it work? Similar to characters like Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd and Tom and Jerry, Bear and Skunk are sure to make young readers laugh in this fun read-aloud!

Clueless McGee

release date: Aug 16, 2012
Clueless McGee
Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets Encyclopedia Brown! Clueless McGee is just your average fifth-grader: snarky, awkward, and a magnet for trouble. The only difference: he's also an amateur detective. Determined to make his absent father proud, he uses the skills he's learned playing video games to solve mysteries. Only he's no Sherlock Holmes. Or Encyclopedia Brown. Or even Scooby-Doo. When the school bully is framed for filling the orchestra teacher's tuba with macaroni and cheese, Clueless is on the case. But can he catch the culprit before he strikes again? His only obstacle, as Jeff Mack shows us in his hilarious new illustrated series, is his own ineptitude . . . questionable talent . . . and limited intelligence. No problem!

Good News, Bad News

release date: Jul 04, 2012
Good News, Bad News
While on a picnic, Bunny and Mouse see everything that happens to them from opposite points of view--Bunny sees only the good, while Mouse sees only the bad.

Frog and Fly

release date: Mar 15, 2012
Frog and Fly
Six slurpy stories, two comical combatants, and one laugh-out-loud picture book Frog and Fly are constant companions. There is only one problem . . . Frog thinks Fly is delicious! This leads to a never-ending battle of wits with laugh-out- loud consequences. Told in six short comic stripstyle chapters, Frog and Fly will delight kids and leave them begging for yet another slurpy story.

Hippo and Rabbit in Three Short Tales

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Hippo and Rabbit in Three Short Tales
Hippo is scared of many everyday things, including bugs, balloons, and baths, but his friend Rabbit helps him to be brave like him.

Blue Apple First Chapters: Lights Out, Leo

release date: Apr 01, 2015
Blue Apple First Chapters: Lights Out, Leo
Three stories with bedtime themes feature a 6-year-old boy's bedtime experiences: 1."Duck in the Fridge" the father tells him how the seeds of their ritual of reading Mother Goose before bedtime were sown. In his own boyhood, the father's home was suddenly invaded by a barn-ful of noisy animals who stole his socks, hogged the remote, and wouldn't let him sleep. Only Goose's beloved nursery rhymes, fables, and fairy tales were able to calm the herd into slumber. 2."The Monster" portrays how a bedroom transforms into a spooky place. 3.In the third chapter the boy wonders what his parents do after he goes to sleep, and imagines a plethora of wild activities--which he looks forward to when he gets to stay up late!
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