JENNIFER THERMES is a map illustrator and the award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children.

Her nonfiction picture book, Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island, was an NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year.

Jennifer weaves maps throughout her stories in order to give readers a sense of geography and place. She is fascinated by the big picture of history and how it connects the past with our lives today. She lives in New England.

To learn more please visit Twitter (@jenthermes) and Instagram (@jenniferthermes).

 

AWARDS
MANHATTAN: MAPPING THE STORY OF AN ISLAND ~ 2020 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book
GRANDMA GATEWOOD HIKES THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL ~ 2020 Norman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award Honor Book


INTERVIEWS
–*NEW!* Watch a StoryMakers episode about MANHATTAN on KidLit TV
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
Miss Marple’s MusingsIllustrator Interview

Kathy Temean’s Writing and Illustrating BlogIllustrator Saturday
Sub It ClubThe May Postcard Post and a follow-up

The Little Crooked CottageMr. Pig visits… Jennifer Thermes!


SELECT CLIENTS

Abrams Books for Young Readers, Albert Whitman & Company, Clarion Books, Crown Books for Young Readers,
Dial Books for Young Readers, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Holiday House, Holt/Christy Ottaviano Books,
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Islandport Press, Random House Children’s Books, Sleeping Bear Press

 

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