title page Mr Goethes Garden
Title page from Mr Goethes Garden



Books Illustrated by Paul Mirocha (selected)

Coyote's Wild Home, written by Lily Kingsolver and Barbara Kingsolver, The Gryphon Press, 2023 (In press)

The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide, Edited by Eric Magrane and Christopher Cokinos, University of Arizona Press, 2016

Desert Terroir, by Gary Nabhan,  University of Texas Press, Austin, 2012

Cooking the Wild Southwest, by Carolyn Niethammer, University of Arizona Press, 2012

Amazing Armadillos, by Jennifer McKerley, Random House, 2009

The Bee Tree, by Diana Cohn and Steve Buchmann, Cinco Puntos Press, 2007

Platypus!, by Ginjer L. Clark, Random House, 2004

Mr. Goethe's Garden, by Diana Cohn, Bell Pond Books, 2003

Small Wonder, by Barbara Kingsolver, HarperCollins Publishers, 2002

Hungry Plants, by Mary Batten, Golden Books, 2000

Prodigal Summer, by Barbara Kingsolver, 2000

The Monkey Thief, by Aileen Kilgore Henderson, Milkweed Editions, 1997

Cactus Café, by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Soundprints/The Nature Conservancy, 1997. 2008 nominee for the Arizona Governor’s First Grade Book Program Award.

The Forgotten Pollinators, by Steve Buchmann and Gary P. Nabhan, Island Press, 1996

How Birds Find Their Way, by Roma Gans, HarperCollins, 1996

High Tide in Tucson, by Barbara Kingsolver, HarperCollins, 1995

The Boy with Paper Wings, by Susan Lowell, with paper engineer Rhod Lauffer, Milkweed Editions, 1995

Acorn Pancakes, Dandelion Salad and 38 Other Wild Dishes, by Jean Craighead George, HarperCollins, 1995

Animal Camouflage, by Annabelle Donati, Western Publishing/Golden Books, 1995

Back Off!: Animals Defenses and Look Again!: Animals Disguises (pop-up books), by Paul Mirocha and Rhod Lauffer, W.H. Freeman/Scientific American Books for Young Readers, 1995

Dinosaur Pop-Up ABC, Simon & Schuster, 1995

Oil Spill!, by Melvin Berger, HarperCollins, 1994

Unusual Animals, by Annabelle Donati, Western Publishing/Golden Books, 1993

Exploring Biomechanics: Animals in Motion, by R.M. Alexander, Scientific American Library, 1992

Awesome Animal Actions; Freaky Fish Facts; Incredible Insect Instincts; Baffling Bird Behavior (series of pop-up books), HarperFestival, 1992

Insects, by Molly Marr, Western Publishing/Golden Books, 1992

Moon of the Wild Pigs, by Jean Craighead George, HarperCollins, 1992