Meet the Author

Alvin Tresselt

Alvin Tresselt was born in New Jersey. Today, he lives in Connecticut. He has been an author, an editor, and a teacher. Nature means a great deal to Alvin Tresselt. In his stories, he tries to help readers experience the wonders of the natural world. He also wants readers to enjoy the fun and beauty of language.


  • Over a million copies of Alvin Tresselt's books have been sold.
  • At the age of nine, he was sure that he would become a farmer.

Other Books Written by Alvin Tresselt

  • Rain Drop Splash
    (illustrated by Leonard Weisgard)
  • White Snow Bright Snow
    (illustrated by Roger Duvoisin)
  • The Gift of the Tree
    (illustrated by Henri Sorensen)
  • Wake Up, City!
    (illustrated by C. S. Ewing)
  • The Mitten: An Old Ukrainian Folktale
    (illustrated by Yaroslava Mills)
  • Autumn Harvest
    (illustrated by Roger Duvoisin)