Meet the Author| Barney Saltzberg
Barney Saltzberg is a children's book author, illustrator, and singer-songwriter. (PLUS, a Dad and a dogwalker!) Barney Saltzberg lives in Los Angeles with his wife and fabulous dogs...and a pond of fish.
Barney has written and illustrated many books for children including the sequels to Crazy Hair Day featuring the character Stanley Birdbaum in the book Star for A Week. and Stanley and the Class pet, and the best selling Touch and Feel Kisses series (which over a million copies in print) including Animal Kisses, Peekaboo Kisses, Goodnight Kisses, and Baby Animal Kisses (Children's Book of the Month Club main selection),
plus a sleepy song CD to go along with the Kiss books.
He is also the author of :
Tea with Grandpa
Red Bird Colors Colors Everywhere
Chengdu Can Do
Andrew Drew and Drew
Arlo Needs Glasses
Would You Rather Be a Princess or A Dragon?
A Little Bit of Umph
Where Oh Where's My Underwear?
Cornelius P. Mud Are you Ready for Bed
Cornelius P. Mud Are You Ready for School
His book, The Soccer Mom From Outer Space is a Junior Library Guild Selection, Parents Choice Selection, a California Young Reader Medal nominee, and the winner of the Virginia Young Reader Medal.
Barney Saltzberg performs concerts for children everywhere. Well, almost everywhere! (He doesn't play at birthday parties. When your name is Barney and you go to a birthday party, small children expect you to be purple).
Barney Saltzberg has performed at Disneyworld, a gazillion schools and libraries and many, many bookstores and children's hospitals across the country, and he even read his book at the White House Egg Toss way back when! His songs have been recorded by Shari Lewis for Charlie Horse Music Pizza and on episodes of the PBS hit show, Arthur.