By Mary Quattlebaum
At a recent book event, a little boy was nonplussed to discover that humans are animals, too.
“You mean, me?” he asked incredulously. “I’m an animal?”
Yup, welcome to the family!
I loved doing the research for Brother, Sister, Me and You (National Geographic, 2019), especially since this nonfiction picture book was inspired by my own tumble-bumble pack of three sisters and three brothers.
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By Cynthia Leitich Smith
Maria Gianferrari writes both fiction and nonfiction picture books from her
sunny, book-lined study in northern Virginia, with her dog Becca as her
Maria’s debut picture book, Penny & Jelly: The School Show, illustrated by Thyra Heder (2015) led to Penny & Jelly: Slumber Under the Stars (2016)(both HMH Books).
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