Sarah Stewart writes award-winning children’s books with her husband, illustrator David Small. Their books include The Money Tree, The Friend, The Journey, The Library, and The Gardener, a Caldecott Honor book and winner of the Christopher Award. Stewart grew up in Texas and studied Latin and philosophy in college. She has been a teacher, speechwriter, and ombudsman, among other, less notable, jobs. She has reviewed children's books for The New York Times, has edited copy for The Texas Observer, and occasionally has a poem published in an obscure journal. Stewart and her husband, illustrator and author David Small, live in a historic home on a bend of the St. Joseph River in Michigan.
Caldecott Honor Book
written by Sarah Stewart; illustrated by David Small
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
When Isabel and her family move to the United States, Isabel misses all the things she left behind in Mexico, especially her aunt Lupita and hearing people speak Spanish. But she also experiences...
Sarah Stewart; Pictures by David Small
"An Amish girl makes her first visit to a city . . . in another graceful and understated work by the collaborators of the Caldecott Honor book, The Gardener . . . Spills(s) over with a contagious enthusiasm." --Starred, Boxed, Publishers Weekly
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