Christmas, Here I Come!
Theo's Thanksgiving
First Grade Here I Come
A Witches' Ball movie poster
Preschool Here I Come Book Cover
Club Pet and Other Funny Poems

Special edition family gift book for new babies or one-year-old birthdays. In Confessions of a Milk Addict, the first-time dad/author records the wonders of life’s first year in a collection of pictures and rhymes. This unique journal captures the heart and humor of the most dramatic year of life for both baby and parent, a journey of discovery from spit up to first steps and everything in between. So relax, pour a tall glass of milk, and step inside. You may never look at babies the same again...

Award-winning graphic novel series:

Confessions of a Milk Addict

Available for free on the App Store for iPhone & iPad

Daniel Boom AKA Loud Boy 1: Sound Off!
Second Grade Here I Come Book Cover
Daniel Boom AKA Loud Boy 3: Game On!
How to be Kind in Kindergarten


The Bunny Ball
The Witches' Ball
Loud Boy trailer


Illustrations Copyright Liz Conrad, except Theo's Thanksgiving copyright Julia Woolf

Illustrations Copyright Brian Smith

The Turkey Ball
Passover, Here I Come!
Kindergarten Here I Come
The Beach Ball


Hanukkah, Here I Come!
Daniel Boom AKA Loud Boy 4: Grow Up!

it was quickly followed by these other rhyming early readers (Ages 5-8) illustrated by the great Adrian Sinnott...

A Series To Help Children prepare for the Milestones in Their Lives!

Ages 3-8

Monster Mall and Other Spooky Poems
Grasshopper Pie and Other Poems

"...characters that present ethnic and racial diversity join with rhyming verse to remind readers of the importance of kindness..."




Illustrations Copyright Adrian C. Sinnott

The Snow Ball

King Louie's Shoes


Caveman Manners and Other Polite Poems

Download The Snow Ball eBook

This is the book that started it all!  Written for my first son when he was a baby, I illustrated it and self-published it, available now on  CLICK COVER FOR LINK.

D.J. Steinberg, author
Robert Neubecker, illustrator

Junior Library Guild Selection, 2017

“Young readers will kick up their heels..."


Readers young and old will relate to this silly and sweet story of King Louie XIV—-a man who had it all, but still felt small.”


"Children can celebrate the special teacher in their life with this collection of short poems that sings the praises of the excellent educator they know and love. This is the perfect gift book for any teacher."

Daniel Boom AKA Loud Boy 2: Mac Attack!

Holiday board books from PSS!/Penguin Young Readers

My first published book from way back in 2004, STILL IN PUBLICATION

"A helpful addition to any kindergarten shelf... Adult and children will have fun reading this primer together..."


Now A Motion Picture!

A Witches' Ball

From Brain Power Studio,

Inspired by the book!