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Monday, September 12, 2016
A Sneak Peek
Wow, wow, wow! I’m so excited to share a sneak peek of the
upcoming book Can an Aardvark Bark?,
illustrated by the uber-talented Steve Jenkins (Beach Lane Books, Summer 2017).
It’s a fun, interactive look at all the amazing ways animals use sounds to
Here’s the title page:
And here’s a sketch and final art for one of the pages:
Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 150 nonfiction books for children. Her lifelong fascination with the natural world led her to earn a B.S.
in biology and M.A. in science journalism. When Melissa isn’t writing or speaking to children or educators, she’s usually exploring natural places near her home or around the world.
• AAAS/Subaru Prizes for Excellence in Science Books • ALA Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award • CRA Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award • Cook Prize for STEM Picture Book • Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices List • Cybils Nonfiction Awards • NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People • NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children • NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 • YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfictionfor Young Adults