Anne Bowen, Author

Anne Bowen
A collage of Anne's books.

I wrote my first story in elementary school. It was about a very tiny family living inside a very large house and was quite similar to THE BORROWERS by Mary Norton… (more)

I Loved You Before You Were Born

A loving grandmother eagerly awaits the arrival of her grandchild. She dreams of the baby’s soft sighs, sweet smells, and tiny toes, and imagines the infant smiling, rolling over, and crawling for the first time.

Christmas is Coming

As Anna eagerly awaits the arrival of Christmas, she describes to her new baby brother all of the wonderful ways in which her family prepares for this special holiday, including choosing a tree and decorating with lights.

I Know an Old Teacher

Meet Miss Bindley—an ordinary teacher with an unusual appetite. Miss Bindley doesn’t eat the usual fare like tuna melts and meatloaf. Instead, when her stomach grumbles, it’s the class pets she has her eye—er, stomach—on. Watch out! You never know who might be next.

Scooter in the Outside

Arf-arf-arf-a-ROOOOO! That’s Scooter saying that this book has it all: humor, adventure, unconditional love, and a memorable dog named Scooter.

The Great Math Tattle Battle

Harley Harrison is the best math student in second grade; he is also the biggest tattletale. Then Emma Jean arrrives. She is good at math too, but is also a tattletale. Soon they’re using their math skills to tattle on each other every chance they get.

The Tooth Fairy's First Night

Sally the Tooth Fairy’s first day on the job is a challenge when a toothless little girl hides her tooth and makes Sally follow a series of clues to find it.

When You Visit Grandma & Grandpa

A sister explains to her new baby brother the excitement and activities surrounding a trip to Grandma’s and Grandpa’s house.

What Do Teachers Do (after YOU Leave School)?

This humorous picture book answers the question all kids want to know―what do teachers do when the bell rings at three?