Writers and Their Pets
By Kathleen Krull. Illustrated by Violet Lemay
An innovative way to discover the lives of famous writers through their connection with their pets.
For kids and parents interested in the lives and work of famous writers
For elementary school students, librarians, and literature and history teachers
The no-brainer follow-up to Artists and Their Pets
6 x 8 inches - 192 pages - Hardcover - ISBN: 9781947458529
Did you know that Edgar Allan Poe wrote with a cat on his shoulders? That a dog saved Pablo Neruda's life? Or that Mark Twain had a cat named Bambino? Writers and Their Pets tells these stories and many more with full-color illustrations and a chirpy narrative that will delight literary buffs, history lovers, and animal enthusiasts. Writers and Their Pets is the perfect follow-up to the successful Artists and Their Pets.
Kathleen Krull, is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers, which includes the successful Lives of... series. Kathleen Krull lives in San Diego, CA. Visit her at kathleenkrull.com and facebook.com/kathleen.krull.
Violet Lemay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose children’s books include 100 Pablo Picassos, My Foodie ABC, and the Local Baby series, which includes New York Baby and Beach Babies. Violet worked as a professor of illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Georgia. Her illustrations have been published by Penguin, Holt, HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, Scholastic, and Highlights. Violet currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
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