Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Published Authors

Iowa Published Authors/Illustrators with Work Published Between 2014-2018

Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Sometimes You Fly; Clarion Books, 2018

Blue Ethel; Margaret Ferguson Books, 2017

Yak’s Yak; Clarion Books, 2016

Footer Davis Probably is Crazy; Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books; Reprint edition, 2016

The Inventor’s Secret; Charlesbridge, 2015

The Adventures of a South Pole Pig: A novel of snow and courage; HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint 2015

Rabbi Benjamin’s Buttons; Charlesbridge, 2014


Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Creekfinding, A True Story; Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2017

Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix; Readers to Eaters, 2017


Sharelle Byars Moranville

27 Magic Words; Holiday House, 2016


Candace Camling

North Carolina, The First Golden State; Pelican Publishing Company, 2017


Calla Devlin

Right Where You Left Me; Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017

Tell Me Something Real; Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016


Jill Esbaum

How to Grow a Dinosaur, Dial Books, 2018

Frankenbunny; Sterling Publishing, 2017

If a T. Rex Crashes Your Birthday Party; Sterling Publishing, 2016

Teeny Tiny Toady; Sterling Children’s, 2016

Elwood Bigfoot: Wanted Birdie Friends; Sterling Publishing, 2015

I Hatched! Dial Books, 2014

I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014

Explore My World: Sea Otters; National Geographic Kids, 2017

Explore My World: Honey Bees; National Geographic Kids, 2016

Little Kids First Big Book of How; Geographic Kids, 2016

Explore My World: Tigers; National Geographic Kids, 2016

Animal Groups; National Geographic Kids, 2015

Explore My World: Nighttime; National Geographic Kids, 2015

Explore My World: Koalas; National Geographic Kids, 2015

Angry Birds Playground: Questions & Answers; National Geographic Kids, 2014

Little Kids First Big Book of Who; National Geographic Kids, 2015

Explore My World: Snow Leopards; National Geographic Kids, 2014

Explore My World: Penguins; National Geographic Kids, 2014

Angry Birds Playground: Rain Forest; National Geographic Kids, 2014


Jill Friested-Tate

Pricilla’s Perfect Tea Party; Clearfork Publishing, 2018


Ruth Harper

Happy Mamas; CWLA Press (Child Welfare League of America); 2016


Connie Heckert

Ride Patriot Guard, Ride! Pelican Publishing Company, Inc., 2018


Katherine L. House

The White House for Kids: A History of a Home, Office, and National Symbol with 21 Activities(For kids series); Chicago Review Press, 2014.


Charlotte Gunnufson

Prince and Pirate; P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2017


Rebecca Janni

Spin; Grosset & Dunlap, 2017


Cindy Johnson

Russell Wrestles the Relatives; Aladdin, 2018


Ken Keffer

Hiking Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains: A Guide to the Area’s Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series); Falcon Guides, 2017

The Kids’ Ultimate Animal Adventure Book: 745 Quirky Facts and Hands-On Activities for Year-Round Fun; Falcon Guides, 2017

Bird Brainiacs: Activity journal and log book for young birders; Cornell Lab Publishing Group; Spiel edition, 2016

Ranger Rick: National Parks! (Ranger Rick’s Travels), Muddy Boots, 2016

The Secret Lives of Animals: 1,001 Tidbits, Oddities, and Amazing Facts about North America’s Coolest Animals; Falcon Guides; 2015

Truth About Nature: A Family’s Guide to 144 Common Myths about the Great Outdoors; Falcon Guides, 2014

We Love Nature! A Keepsake Journal for Families Who Love to Explore the Outdoors; Roost Books; 2014


Katie Kennedy

What Goes Up; Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2017

Learning to Swear in America; Bloomsbury USA Childrens 2016 


Melissa Koch

3D Printing: The Revolution in Personalized Manufacturing; Twenty-First Century Books, 2017


Barb Kramer

Frederick Douglass, National Geographic Kids, 2017

Walt Disney, National Geographic Kids, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Award-Winning Musical Writer; Abdo Publishing, 2017

Sonia Sotomayer; National Geographic Kids, 2016

Cleopatra; National Geographic Kids, 2015

Pope Francis; National Geographic Kids, 2015

Alexander Graham Bell, National Geographic Kids, 2015.

Nelson Mandela, National Geographic Kids, 2014.

Thomas Edison, National Geographic Kids, 2014.

George Washington Carver: Scientist and Inventor, Enslow Publishers Inc., 2015


Susan Maupin Schmid

If the Magic Fits (100 Dresses); Random House Books for Young Readers, 2016

Ghost of a Chance (100 Dresses); Random House Books for Young Readers, 2017

The Starlight Slippers (100 Dresses); Random House Books for Young Readers, 2018


Claudia McGehee

Creekfinding, A True Story; Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2017

North Woods Girl; Minnesota Historical Society Press; 1 edition, 2015


Jenny Moyer

Flashfall; Henry Holt and Co., 2016

Flashtide; Henry Holt and Co., 2017


Cheryl Mullenbach

Torpedoed!: A World War II Story of a Sinking Passenger Ship and Two Children’s Survival at Sea; Chicago Review Press, 2017

Women in Blue: 16 Brave Officers, Forensics Experts, Police Chiefs, and More (Women of Action); Chicago Review Press, 2016

The Industrial Revolution for Kids: The People and Technology That Changed the World, with 21 Activities (For Kids series); Chicago Review Press, 2014

The Great Depression for Kids: Hardship and Hope in 1930s America, with 21 Activities (For Kids series); Chicago Review Press, 2015


Sarvinder Naberhaus

Blue Sky White Stars; Dial Books, 2017

Lines; Little Simon; Boardbook, 2017

Boom Boom; Beach Lane Books, 2014


Delia Ray

Finding Fortune; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015


Dorothia Rohner

I am Goose; Clarion, 2019


Linda Skeers

Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels; Soourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2017


Debbie Wagenbach

Big, Brave, Bold Sergio; Magination Press, 2018


Kathi Wagner

The Jokiest Joking Joke Book Ever Written…No Joke! 2,001 Brand New Side-Splitters That Will Keep You Laughing Out Loud; Martin’s Press, 2015