No Dessert Forever!

No Dessert Forever!

By George Ella Lyon; Peter Catalanotto (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9781416903857, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 24, 2006


Have you ever been blamed for mischief your brother has caused? Did you get mad?

Well, so does the girl in this book about a brother who pesters, and a sister who objects -- big time.

In their spirited words and pictures, favorite friends George Ella Lyon and Peter Catalanotto have a fine time righting the wrong of this familiar family injustice.

About the Author
George Ella Lyon is the author of "Trucks Roll!" and "Planes Fly! "Now, "Boats Float!", cowritten with her son Benn, adds a new mode of transport to this travel series. Among George Ella s other books are the ALA Notable "All the Water in the World "and "What Forest Knows". A novelist and poet, she lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky. Visit her online at

Peter Catalanotto has written seventeen books for children, including "Monkey & Robot", "More of Monkey & Robot", "The Newbies", "Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-It-All", "Ivan the Terrier", "Matthew A.B.C.", and "Emily s Art", of which "School Library Journal" said in a starred review, whether viewed from afar or up close, this creative and heartfelt book is a masterpiece. In 2008, First Lady Laura Bush commissioned Peter to illustrate the White House holiday brochure. He currently teaches the first children s book writing course offered by both Columbia University and Pratt Institute. Peter has illustrated more than thirty books for other writers including George Ella Lyon, Cynthia Rylant, Mary Pope Osborne, Joanne Ryder, Robert Burleigh, and Megan McDonald.