How to Be a Grouch Whitman
Written by Caroll Spinney alias Oscar the Grouch
Illustrator Caroll Spinney
Published 1976
Publisher Western Publishing
Series A Whitman Tell-A-Tale Book
ISBN B001OQ7HP0

How to Be a Grouch is a 1976 Sesame Street storybook written and illustrated by Caroll Spinney, the performer of Oscar the Grouch. In the book, Oscar explains all of his Grouchy secrets.

An on-screen storybook of the book appears a bonus feature on the 2012 DVD set Old School: Volume 3, read by Spinney in Oscar's voice.

In the book, Oscar mentions several relatives:

Other editions

The book and audio editions feature Caroll Spinney reading the book in character as Oscar.

See also

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