ROOT, Phyllis. American, b. 1949. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Writer and teacher. Publications: Hidden Places, 1983; (with C.A. Marron) Gretchen's Grandma, 1983; (with C.A. Marron) Just One of the Family 1984; (with C.A. Marron) No Place for a Pig, 1984; My Cousin Charlie, 1984; Moon Tiger, 1985; Soup for Supper, 1986; The Old Red Rocking Chair, 1992; The Listening Silence, 1992; Coyote and the Magic Words, 1993; Sam Who Was Swallowed by a Shark, 1994; Contrary Bear, 1996; Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble, 1996; Mrs. Potter's Pig, 1996; One Windy Wednesday, 1996; The Hungry Monster, 1996; Rosie's Fiddle, 1997; What Baby Wants, 1998; One Duck Stuck, 1998; Aunt Nancy and Cousin Lazybones, 1998; Turnover Tuesday, 1998; Grandmother Winter, 1999; Here Comes Tabby Cat, 2000; Hey, Tabby Cat, 2000; Meow Monday, 2000; Foggy Friday, 2000; Kiss the Cow!, 2000; All for the Newborn Baby, 2000; Rattletrap Car, 2001; Soggy Saturday, 2001; Big Momma Makes the World, 2002; Oliver Finds His Way, 2002; (with M. Edwards) What's That Noise?, 2002; The Name Quilt, 2003.