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Janet

I love being a children's author. I write picture books, both
fiction and nonfiction, and also nonfiction for older readers.

I am delighted to share my writing life with you. Look around
to find out about me, my award-winning books, news & events,
and how to contact me.

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~ Janet

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Eggs 1, 2, 3: Who Will the Babies Be?

eggs 1, 2, 3

Lupine Honor Award: Maine Library Association 
Cybils Awards Finalist
Gold Best Book Award: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
100 Best Children's Books: NY Public Library
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Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish

star of the sea

Outstanding Science Trade Book: Nat Science Teachers Assn
Wisconsin Writers Children's Literature Award
Junior Library Guild Selection

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Home in the Cave

home in the cave

Gold Gelett Burgess Award—Growing-up Category 
"All things nocturnal and furry come alive. . ."
—ForeWord Book Reviews
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A Rainbow of Birds (NEW)

rainbow of birds

In this original legend, Papa Cardinal tells his chicks how the birds gave the world the rainbow. It's a tale of fun and squabbles and magic!
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