Mary Ann Hoberman


Away with Words!
Away with Words!
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2022

Mary Ann Hoberman (1930-2023), was the critically acclaimed author of over forty books for children, including the beloved A House is a House for Me, winner of a National Book Award.

One hundred of her favorite poems are collected in The Llama Who Had No Pajama. Other popular titles include The Seven Silly Eaters and the You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You series. She also received the 2003 Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children, given by the National Council of Teachers of English.

Her most recent book is Away with Words!, illustrated by Perry Hoberman (2022).

Mary Ann Hoberman and son, Perry Hoberman
Perry Hoberman with Mary Ann Hoberman