Tom Paxton, American songwriter, entertainer, author. Recipient Lifetime Achievement award Swannanoa Gathering, Warren Wilson College, North Carolina, 1996, Lifetime Achievement award for Songwriting, British Broadcasting Corporation Radio 2 Folk Awards, 2005, Lifetime Achievement award, North America Folk Music & Dance Alliance, 2006; named to Kerrville Folk Festival Hall of Fame, 1996.
- Recording artist with Elektra, Flying Fish, Hogeye, Reprise, Vanguard, Mountain Railroad, Pax Records, Sugar Hill, since 1962. Owner Pax Records.
- Tom Paxton - A Car Full Of Songs
- A wonderful collection of children's songs from Tom Paxton's album of the same name, including: My Little Bear * License Plate * Somebody's Hungry * Dad's Not Lost * and 14 more Paxton favorites, plus fun and creative activities for children, parents and teachers!
- The Marvelous Toy
- A unique offering of a book and CD, recorded by Tom Paxton, and a major publishing event! For nearly half a century, "The Marvelous Toy"--composed by the legendary singer/songwriter Tom Paxton--has enchanted children and adults alike.
- Birds of a Feather: And Other Aesop's Fables
- An illustrated retelling in verse of ten fables by Aesop, including "The Laborer and the Nightingale," "The Frogs Choose a King," and " The Horse and the Donkey.
- The Story of Santa Claus
- How did a simple woodsman become Santa? "Folksinger Paxton has written a warm, joyous story explaining the many legends surrounding the origin of Santa Claus.