ABOUT BRIAN LIES

  • Brian Lies has written and/or illustrated nearly thirty children’s books, including his 2019 Caldecott Honor-winning THE ROUGH PATCH (Greenwillow), and the New York Times-bestselling bat series:   BATS IN THE BAND (2014), BATS AT THE BALLGAME (2010), BATS AT THE LIBRARY (2008), and BATS AT THE BEACH (2006). His latest book is GOT TO GET TO BEAR’S! (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018).

    Brian has won numerous awards for his work in books, newspapers and magazines, including the inaugural Crystal Kite Award (New England Region) for BATS AT THE BALLGAME and the Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award (Kansas) for BATS AT THE LIBRARY. Brian lives on Boston’s South Shore, and visits schools throughout the country to work with young readers.

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


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    Bats at the Ballgame


    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2010

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    Bats at the Beach


    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2006

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    MALCOLM AT MIDNIGHT


    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2012

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    MORE


    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2012

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    Bats at the Library


    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2008

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    GATOR DAD


    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2016

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    GOT TO GET TO BEAR'S!


    Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2018

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    The Rough Patch


    Greenwillow (HarperCollins)

    2018

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