Julie Fortenberry is the creator of several books for young readers including Darcy's First Sleepover, The Artist and the King, Lily’s Cat Mask, and Pearl Goes to Preschool. She is also the illustrator of many children’s books. A graduate of Hunter College’s MFA program, Julie has exhibited her work in the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
A gently reassuring picture book about the milestone of a first sleepover, for fans of The Invisible String by Patrice Karst and Wemberly Worries by Kevin Henkes.