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Derek Anderson is a children’s book author and illustrator who lives in Minneapolis. He is best known for his Croc & Ally books, but he has written a dozen books and illustrated almost twice that many. Fans can find activities on his website to go with his books. Learn to draw Little Quack, create a race car for Hot Rod Hamster and draw your own pig.

Derek Anderson - Children's Book Author
Derek Anderson

Books by Derek Anderson

Author & Illustrator

  1. Benny McGee and the Shark #2: We Are Famous! (Coming August 4, 2020)
  2. Benny McGee and the Shark #1: The Shark Report (Coming February 4, 2020)
  3. What About Harry?
  4. Croc and Ally: Fun, Fun, Fun
  5. Croc and Alley: Friends Forever
  6. Ten Hungry Pigs: An Epic Lunch Adventure
  7. Ten Pigs: An Epic Bath Adventure
  8. Story County: Here We Come!
  9. Romeo and Lou Blast Off
  10. How the Easter Bunny Saved Christmas
  11. Blue Burt and Wiggles
  12. Gladys Goes Out to Lunch


  1. Hot Rod Hamster Meets his Match by Cynthia Lord
  2. Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party by Cynthia Lord
  3. Hot Rod Hamster and the Awesome ATV Adventure! by Cynthia Lord
  4. Hot Rod Hamster and the Wacky Whatever Race! by Cynthia Lord
  5. Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania! by Cynthia Lord
  6. Waking Dragons by Jane Yolen
  7. Happy Birthday, Hamster by Cynthia Lord
  8. Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord
  9. Little Quack’s ABC’s by Lauren Thompson
  10. Little Quack’s Opposites by Lauren Thompson
  11. Little Quack Counts by Lauren Thompson
  12. Ballyhoo Bay by Judy Sierra
  13. The Potty Train by David Hochman and Ruth Kennison
  14. Little Quack’s New Friend by Lauren Thompson
  15. Over the River: A Turkey’s Tale by Lydia Maria Child
  16. Little Quack’s Bedtime by Lauren Thompson
  17. Little Quack’s Hide and Seek by Lauren Thompson
  18. Little Quack by Lauren Thompson
  19. Ready? Set. Raymond! by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

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