About the Author
JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated almost 50 books for children, including Diego
(a New York Times
Best Illustrated Book, Parents' Choice
Award winner, and Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies), Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World
(New York Times
Notable Book, Parents' Choice
Silver Medal), The Librarian of Basra
(ALA Notable Book), My Name Is Georgia
Best Book of the Year, ALA Notable, Booklist
Editors' Choice), and Mama
(Boston Globe-Horn Book
Honor Book, Society of Illustrators Silver Medal). Her art with flat colors and perspectives in the folk art tradition have brought her many honors.
From the Hardcover edition.