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, received five starred reviews, 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.
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
–*NEW!* Watch a StoryMakers episode about MANHATTAN on KidLit TV
– Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
– Miss Marple’s Musings – Illustrator Interview
–Kathy Temean’s Writing and Illustrating Blog – Illustrator Saturday
– Sub It Club – The May Postcard Post and a follow-up
– The Little Crooked Cottage – Mr. Pig visits… Jennifer Thermes!
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