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Esbaum, Jill

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Comments from the author about writing: I write children's picture books that I hope will entertain and inspire.

Literary awards received and date received:

  • New York Times Editor’s Choice, Feb. 23, 2014, for I Hatched!
  • Indiana Young Hoosiers Book Award nominee, 2012-2013 for Stanza
  • 2006 IRA Notable Children's Book
  • 1st place, Juvenile Literary category - Friends of American Writers, 2006
  • Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, 2005
  • Kansas State Reading Circle 2006 Recommended Reading List
  • 2005 PBS Teacher Source Social Studies Recommended Book
  • 2009 CCBC Choices List for To the Big Top

Tom’s Tweet

  • Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards nominee, 2012
  • South Dakota Prairie Bud Book Award nominee, 2013-2014
  • Iowa Goldfinch Award nominee, 2013-2014

Book Types: Fiction, Nonfiction

Audience Types: Children

Genres: History, Realistic Fiction

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Yes

Author Web site URL: www.jillesbaum.com

E-mail Address: jillsbooks@netins.net

County: Scott

Books By This Author

  • I Hatched!, Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, NY, 2014.
  • Angry Birds Playground:  Dinosaurs, National Geographic, Washington, D. C., 2013.
  • Angry Birds Playground: Animals, National Geographic, Washington, D. C., 2012
  • Cherry Blossoms Say Spring, National Geographic, Washington, D. C., 2012.
  • Tom's Tweet, Knopf, New York, NY, 2011.
  • Winter Wonderland, National Geographic, Washington, D. C., 2011.
  • Everything Spring,  National Geographic Kids, Washington, D. C., 2010
  • Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie, National Geographic Kids, Washington, D. C., 2009.
  • Apples for Everyone, National Geographic Kids, Washington, D. C., 2009.
  • Stanza, Harcourt Children's Books, New York, NY, 2009.
  • To the Big Top, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, NY, 2008.
  • Estelle Takes a Bath, Henry Holt, New York, NY, 2006.
  • Ste-e-e-e-eamboat A-Comin'!, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, NY, 2005.
  • Stink Soup, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, NY, 2004.

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