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A Peek at the Creative Space of Marsha Diane Arnold

Joining us this week for Creative Spaces is author Marsha Diane Arnold. Marsha is the award-winning author of several picture books and early readers including Heart of a Tiger, The Pumpkin Runner, The Bravest of Us All, Prancing Dancing Lily, Roar of a Snore, Hugs on the Wind, and Quick, Quack, Quick. Her first picture book, Heart of a Tiger (illustrated by Jamichael Henterly and published by Dial Books for Young Readers in 1995), won the Ridgway Award for Best First Book along with several other awards and honors. About Heart of a Tiger, The Horn Book wrote, “Arnold’s original story has the feel of an oft-told tale, and Henterly’s luxuriant watercolors reward a lingering look.” Her most recent picture books are Hugs on the Wind, co-written with Vernise Elaine Pelzel and illustrated by Elsa Warnick, Roar of a Snore, illustrated by Pierre Pratt, and Prancing Dancing Lily, illustrated by John Manders.  Roar of a Snore received a starred review from the School Library Journal and was selected for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.… Read the rest
 
 
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