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What's New?



The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science has just won the 2019 Sibert Award at the American Lbrary Association’s Midwinter Meeting! 

This is what Sibert Medal Committee Chair Kathy Jarombek said about the book:  “Joyce Sidman crafts an engrossing, inspiring story of a woman who flouted the conventions of her time to pursue her passion for insects and a life devoted to discovery.”   

Minneapolis Star Tribune story here.

swirl board book

Hot off the pressesa Swirl by Swirl Board Book

Amazon has already named it a 2018 Amazon Best Book for Babies-Age 2. Simple, lyrical words and bold, high-contrast art make it perfect for the very young.

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