David Wiesner
Discussion Guide
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“By his redeployment of everyday items—a fish, a string bean, an amphibian—Wiesner suggests that fantastical things are happening all around us, that our dreams are closer than we think—whether those dreams belong to humans, clouds or frogs.”
—Andrew Leonard, New York Times Book Review

I Got It! I Got It! 2018
The few seconds after the ball leaves the bat can be infinitely long. For this eager young outfielder, there's plenty of time to envision the increasingly fantastic and funny situations that might interfere with making the catch.

Fish Girl 2017
A young mermaid, called Fish Girl, in a
boardwalk aquarium has a chance
encounter with an ordinary girl. 

Spot 2015
Spot is an app unlike any other.
A visual adventure—one that is
never the same twice.
Art & Max
Mr. Wuffles! 2013
A humorous exploration of the
universal nature of communication.
Art & Max
Art & Max 2010
Friendship, creativity, and the mysterious point
where these two forces intersect.
Flotsam 2006
A photographic journey through
the depths of the ocean.
The Three Pigs
The Three Pigs  2001
This isn't the same old story of
the pig siblings.
Sector 7
Sector 7  1999
An ordinary field trip turns into an
extraordinary visual adventure.
June 29, 1999
June 29, 1999  1992
Broccoli falls from the sky, bracing itself in the
backyard; turnips hit the trail in the Rocky
Mountains; and lima beans land in Levittown.
Tuesday  1991
Frogs take flight along with
readers' imaginations.
Hurricane  1990
Imaginative play, Wiesner-style.
Other Titles

Night of the Gargoyles, 1994
by Eve Bunting; illustrated by David Wiesner

Free Fall, 1988
by David Wiesner
HC: 978-0-061-56741-4
PB: 978-068-810990-5

The Loathsome Dragon, 1987
Retold by David Wiesner and Kim Kahng