Carrie Finison

PAL Member


Carrie Finison writes children’s books with humor and heart, including Dozens of Doughnuts (Putnam, 2020), a Junior Library Guild selection; and Don’t Hug Doug (Putnam, 2021), an ALA Notable Children’s Book, which received starred reviews from both Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Her most recent picture books are Lulu & Zoey: A Sister Story (Running Press Kids, 2022), and Hurry, Little Tortoise, Time for School! (Random House Studio, 2022). She lives outside of Boston with her husband, son, and daughter, and two cats who permit her to work in their cozy attic office. She is represented by Linda Epstein at Emerald City Literary. Visit her online at, or follow her on Twitter & Instagram @CarrieFinison.


Lulu & Zoey: A Sister Story

Hurry, Little Tortoise, Time for School!

Dozens of Doughnuts

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