Joan Paley has illustrated a number of books for young readers. She lives with her husband in North Scituate, Massachusetts.
Star of the Sea
Janet Halfmann; illustrations by Joan Paley
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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 shellfish. When she takes too long, the...
The Emperor Lays an Egg
Brenda Z. Guiberson; Illustrated by Joan Paley
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 emperor stays behind with thousands...