Tag Archives: Joyce Sidman

Picturing Butterflies

A brand new, sumptuous picture book biography is my focus today. Its illustrations refreshed my winter-weary eyes, even as its crystal-clear language movingly revealed an exceptional woman, from girlhood through old age.  And, whether by remarkable coincidence or fate, my … Continue reading

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On Earth Day: Poetry Embracing Science

I was shocked—an editor had just told me that poetry had no place in science books!  This young man had been assigned by the publisher to shepherd my completed work-for-hire, about watersheds for middle school readers, into print.  The poetry … Continue reading

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