Kids love Leo Lionni's books because they entertain and deal with emotions, feelings and issues that are important to kids, all at the same time. Our author study is designed to explore the award winning books and artwork of Leo Lionni. The order in which Leo Lionni's books are shared is entirely up to the teacher, building more flexibility into the unit. There are complete lessons including reproducible pages, activities and questions for each of the following books: The Alphabet Tree, Little Blue and Yellow, A Color Of His Own. An Extraordinary Egg, Frederick, The Greentail Mouse, Mr M. Mouse, Matthew's Dream, A Busy Year, Tillie And The Wall, Alexander and The Wind-Up Mouse, Geraldine, The Music Mouse, and much more. This Author Study provides a teacher and student section with a variety of activities, author biography, self-evaluation, story sequencing, and reader's theatre to create a well-rounded lesson plan.