Laura Nyman Montenegro

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General Information

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Name: Laura Nyman Montenegro

Pen Name: None

Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: and


Illinois Connection

Montenegro was born in Chicago and currently resides in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura is an art educator, with a BA in Fine Arts and Anthropology and an MA and certification in Art Education. She is a puppeteer and movement artist, co-founder and ensemble member of Theatre Zarko in Evanston, Illinois. She teaches classes for adults in the art of making picture books.

Published Works

  • One Stuck Drawer, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1991
  • Sweet Tooth, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1995
  • A Bird About To Sing, Houghton Mifflin Co., 2003
  • A Poets Bird Garden, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Sweet Tooth

ISBN: 0395680786
Release Date: 1995-03-27

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A Poet's Bird Garden

ISBN: 0374360383
Release Date: 2007-09-18

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Laura Nyman Montenegro on WorldCat

Laura Nyman Montenegro on Amazon


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