BOOKS AVAILABLE
from the author:

You can place your order by emailing me (see 'quick links' on right). Please add $5 per item for shipping and handling.

Applebet: an Abc, hardcover $45.00

Applebet: an Abc, paperback $30.00

Father Fox’s Christmas Rhymes, hardcover $15.00

Father Fox’s Feast of Songs, hardcover $15.00

Father Fox’s Feast of Songs,
CD $15.00

Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes, hardcover $45.00
(author and artist autographed) $50.00

How Brown Mouse Kept Christmas, hardcover $50.00

How Brown Mouse Kept Christmas, paperback $30.00

Love’s A Sweet, hardcover $15.00

Mister Toad, hardcover $18.00

Valentine Foxes, paperback $40.00

Also available:

Waterfront New York, Images of the 1920s & '30s, written & illus. by Aldren A. Watson, edited by Clyde Watson

When Is Tomorrow, by Nancy Dingman Watson, illus. Aldren A. Watson

All titles are new and in mint condition.
Prices based on inventory, and subject to increases as inventory diminishes.
Other titles sold occasionally on an individual basis.
If you would like the book inscribed to someone special and signed by the author, please include this information with your order.




Published & Performed Works by Clyde Watson

FISHERMAN LULLABIES, World 1969

CAROL TO A CHILD, Crowell 1969

FATHER FOX'S PENNYRHYMES, Crowell 1971

TOM FOX AND THE APPLE PIE, Crowell 1972

QUIPS & QUIRKS, Crowell 1975

HICKORY STICK RAG, Crowell 1976

BINARY NUMBERS, Crowell 1977

CATCH ME & KISS ME & SAY IT AGAIN, Collins 1978

MIDNIGHT MOON, Collins 1980; MacAdams Cage, 2005

HOW BROWN MOUSE KEPT CHRISTMAS, Farrar, Straus 1980

APPLEBET: an abc, Farrar, Straus 1982

FATHER FOX'S FEAST OF SONGS, Philomel Books 1983

THE CHRISTMAS GOOSE (play), performed by The Christmas Revels 1985

FATHER FOX'S FEAST OF SONGS, audio CD, Sassafras 1986

THE MAGIC HORN (play), performed by Summer Revels, Lyme NH 1988

VALENTINE FOXES, Orchard Books, 1989

MISTER TOAD, MacMillan, 1993

LOVE'S A SWEET, Viking, 1998

GRANDAD in anthology Readings for Remembrance, Eleanor Munro, Penguin, 2000

FATHER FOX’S CHRISTMAS RHYMES, Farrar Straus, 2003

THE MASQUE OF THE GOLDEN BOWL (play), 2005
commissioned by Saint-Gaudens Memorial, 5 performances at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

ELEMENTS (4-part poem), Pastoral Magazine, 2006

AWARDS & CITATIONS
for FATHER FOX'S PENNYRHYMES:

National Book Award Nominee
Best Books of 1971, New York Times
Outstanding Books of the Year for Children, New York Times
A Selection of Noteworthy Titles, New York Times
Best Books of 1971, American Library Association
Notable Children’s Books of the Year, School Library Journal
ALA Notable Children's Books 1971
Children's Book Council Showcase 1972
AIGA Certificate of Excellence 1973
Brooklyn Art Books For Children Citation 1973, 1974
“Best of the Best.” School Library Journal’s Best Books 1966-1978
Best Books of 1971, Child Study Association of America
25 Salable Children’s Books of the Seventies, Children’s Book Council/​Saturday Review
Christmas Gift Books for Children, Family Circle.
Brooklyn Art Books for Children Citation, 1973, Brooklyn Museum/​Brooklyn Public Library
New and Noteworthy Paperback, 1980, New York Times
Parent’s Guide to the Best Books for Children, New York Times, 1988
Read-In: Children’s Books for Holiday Giving & Year-Round Pleasure, Milwaukee Public Library Youth Servie, 1971
Children’s Book Show, American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York
Children’s Book Showcase, 1972, Children’s Book Council, New York
“The Mental Picture”, American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York
The Biennial of Illustration, Bratislava, Yugoslavia
American Children’s Books for Exhibit in Japan, American Library Association/​Children’s Book Council, Japan

for CATCH ME & KISS ME & SAY IT AGAIN:

School Library Journal, Starred Review
“Books for the Youngest Child,” Booklist
The Biennal of Illustration, Bratislava, Yugoslavia
Parent’s Guide to the Best Books for Children, The New York Times
“The Original Art,” The Master Eagle Gallery, New York, New York

for FATHER FOX’S FEAST OF SONGS:
School Library Journal, Starred Review

for APPLEBET, an abc:

Children’s Books 1982: A List of Books for Preschool through Junior High School Age, Library of Congress
Parent’s Guide to the Best Books for Children, The New York Times, 1988
A Christmas Grab Bag, Newsweek
1983-1984 Reading Circle Catalogue, Kansas State Reading Circle

for BINARY NUMBERS:
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children Certificate
National Science Teachers/​Children's Bk. Council award

for FISHERMAN LULLABIES:
“Beauty, Truth, Corn, and a Little Salt,” Best Children’s Books of 1968, Publisher’s Weekly
Children’s Book Show, American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York, New York

for LOVE'S A SWEET:
"The Original Art," The Society of Illustrators, New York, New York

WATERFRONT NEW YORK, IMAGES OF THE 1920S & ‘30S
WRITTEN & ILLUSTRATED BY ALDREN A. WATSON
EDITED BY CLYDE WATSON
The Quantuck Lane Press, 2014

Forty-five watercolor paintings and five maps present an intimate view of the thriving port city of New York in the early 1900s. Detailed scenes of everyday life on and around the waterfront are rendered through the eyes of artist Aldren A. Watson, born and raised in Brooklyn. Paintings are accompanied by informative text and recollections drawn from the artist’s notebooks. Includes comprehensive index.

Waterfront New York available in bookstores, on Amazon, and at a discount ordered directly from me.
A special bookmark that includes a reproduction of Aldren’s signature will accompany each book purchased from me.

Prepaid single copies discounted to $30.00 each.
Additional copies discounted to $25.00 each.
Prices include media rate shipping for orders within the continental US.

Further information including author/​artist biography, bibliography, and selected images from the book, can be found at http:/​/​www.aldrenwatson.com/​