Award-winning author Arlene Alda is known for her humorous and insightful childrens books, often illustrated with her delightful photographs. Find out more about Arlene Alda. Read excerpts of her books, look at reviews, see descriptions and order online!

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Except The Color Grey
(Tundra Books, 2011)
Text and photographs
by Arlene Alda

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Arlene Alda&##39;s newest books:  

Lulu&##39;s Piano Lesson
(Tundra Books, 2010)
Written by Arlene Alda and
Illustrated by Lisa Desimini

Who wants to practice the piano? Not Lulu. SheĦŻd rather play on her squeaky swing, ride her bike, climb a tree, and play with her stuffed animals. Lulu hears a lot of sounds when she plays. Find out how she uses them when she shows up for her lesson without having practiced the piano.

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Hello, Good-bye
(Tundra Books, 2009)
Text and photographs by Arlene Alda

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"Exceptionally fine color photographs bring clarity as well as beauty to this book of opposites..."  
- Carolyn Phelan, Booklist

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Iris Has A Virus
(Tundra Books, 2008)
Text by Arlene Alda
Illustrations by Lisa Desimini

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...Alda sensitively captures a kids viewpoint on illness, from the frustration of missing potential fun to the misery of doctors visits and dealing with a not-so-sympathetic sibling..."
-Shelle Rosenfeld, Booklist

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Read an excerpt of
The Book of ZZZs

(Tundra Books, 2005)    and
Did You  Say Pears?

(Tundra Books, 2006)
 

each photograph is notable for its eye appeal, its freshness, and each verbal sally provokes an aha! moment.
The Globe and Mail

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