Joan Paley

Joan Paley has illustrated a number of books for young readers. She lives with her husband in North Scituate, Massachusetts.

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Star of the Sea

Janet Halfmann; illustrations by Joan Paley
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

With the ocean her home, an ochre sea star hunts for her morning meal. She folds over her rays and grips the rocky shore with sticky feet as she feasts on...

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The Emperor Lays an Egg

Brenda Z. Guiberson; Illustrated by Joan Paley
Square Fish

All the other wild creatures have left the Antarctic. The wind is too cold and the sun does not shine during the long, dark months of winter. But the father...

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