Steven Kellogg

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Steven Kellogg
Kellogg at the Mazza Museum in 2011
Born Steven Kellogg
(1941-10-26) October 26, 1941 (age 75)
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Occupation Illustrator, writer
Spouse(s) Helen Hill (m. 1967)
Children Pamela, Melanie, Kimberly, Laurie, Kevin and Colin (adopted)

Steven Kellogg (born October 26, 1941 in Norwalk, Connecticut) is an American author and illustrator who has created more than 90 children's books.

On November 12, 2011, Kellogg was given an honorary doctor of humane letters from the University of Findlay in Ohio. All of his original illustrations were donated to the Mazza Museum of International Art from Picture Books at Findlay. The donation was made possible in part by a $350,000 gift by close friend, Anthony Edwards. More than 2700 works of art were included.[1]


He was born in Norwalk, Connecticut to Robert E. and Hilma Marie (Johnson) Kellogg. His love of writing and illustrating earned him a place at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Steven Kellogg is also the vice-president of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance a national not-for-profit organization that advocates for literacy, literature, and libraries.[2]

In 1967, Kellogg married Helen Hill. Two years later, he began illustrating books by other authors, and soon afterwards he began publishing books on his own. He lives in Essex, New York.


Kellogg's works showcase highly detailed pen and ink drawings that are colored to varying degrees. His first book was published in 1967.

Author and Illustrator[3][edit]

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • A-Hunting We Will Go!
  • And I Love You
  • Aster Aardvark's Alphabet Adventures
  • Best Friends
  • Big Bear Ball
  • Can I Keep Him?
  • Chicken Little
  • The Christmas Witch
  • Give the Dog a Bone
  • I Was Born About 10,000 Years Ago: A Tall Tale
  • The Island of the Skog
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Johnny Appleseed
  • Mike Fink
  • The Missing Mitten Mystery
  • More Than Anything Else
  • Much Bigger Than Martin
  • The Mysterious Tadpole
  • The Mystery Beast of Ostergeest
  • The Mystery of the Flying Orange Pumpkin
  • The Mystery of the Magic Green Ball
  • The Mystery of the Missing Red Mitten
  • The Mystery of the Stolen Blue Paint
  • Orchard Cat
  • Paul Bunyan
  • Pecos Bill
  • A Penguin Pup for Pinkerton
  • The Pied Piper
  • Pinkerton & Friends
  • Pinkerton, Behave!
  • Pollita Pequenita
  • Prehistoric Pinkerton
  • Ralph's Secret Weapon
  • A Rose for Pinkerton
  • Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett
  • Tallyho, Pinkerton!
  • There Was an Old Woman
  • The Three Little Pigs
  • The Three Sillies
  • The Wicked Kings of Bloon
  • Won't Somebody Play with Me?
  • Yankee Doodle

Illustrator Only[edit]

  • A, My Name Is Alice
  • Abby
  • Appelard and Liverwurst
  • The Baby Beebee Bird
  • Barney Bipple's Magic Dandelions
  • A Beasty Story
  • The Boy Who Was Followed Home
  • Brave Johnny O'Hare
  • Clorinda
  • Clorinda Takes Flight
  • Come Here, Cat
  • The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
  • The Day the Goose Got Loose
  • Engelbert the Elephant
  • Frogs Jump: A Counting Book
  • Granny and the Desperadoes
  • The Great Christmas Kidnapping Caper
  • The Great Quillow
  • Grouchy Uncle Otto
  • Gustav the Gourmet Giant
  • Gwot! Horribly Funny Hairticklers
  • Here Comes Tagalong
  • How Much is a Million?
  • How The Witch Got Alf
  • If You Decide to Go to the Moon…
  • If You Made a Million
  • The Invisible Moose
  • Is Your Mama a Llama?
  • Iva Dunnit and the Big Wind
  • Jill the Pill
  • Jimmy's Boa & the Bungee Jump Slam Dunk
  • Jimmy's Boa and the Big Splash Birthday Bash
  • Jimmy's Boa Bounces Back
  • Kisses and Fishes
  • Leo, Zack, and Emmie Together Again
  • Library Lil
  • Liverwurst is Missing
  • Matilda Who Told Lies
  • Millicent the Magnificent
  • Millions to Measure
  • Molly Moves Out
  • The Most Delicious Camping Trip Ever
  • Once, Said Darlene
  • Parents in the Pigpen, Pigs in the Tub
  • The Pickle Plan
  • The Rattlebang Picnic
  • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
  • The Smartest Bear and His Brother Oliver
  • Snowflakes Fall
  • Snuffles and Snouts
  • Steven Kellogg's Yankee Doodle
  • Ten-Alarm Camp-Out
  • There's An Elephant in the Garage
  • Uproar on Hollercat Hill
  • The Wizard Next Door
  • You Ought to See Herbert's House


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