Mary Manz Simon

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General Information

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Name: Mary Manz Simon

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1948

Place of Birth: Oak Park, IIlinois



Contact Information: Author

Illinois Connection

Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Mary Manz Simon earned a bachelor's degree from Illinois State University, a master's degree from Erikson Institute for Early Childhood Education of Loyola University, Chicago, and a doctorate from St. Louis University.

Biographical and Professional Information

As an award-winning author, Mary Manz Simon's titles have sold three million copies and are available in ten languages. Mary was a longtime columnist for Focus on the Family and has authored hundreds of articles for a variety of periodicals. Mary also serves as a corporate consultant on the children's market for entertainment entities, periodicals, and major publishers. A popular presenter, she flies up to 100,000 miles a year throughout the US and Canada.

Published Works

  • Koala Does His Best, Standard Publisher, 2004
  • Panda is Polite, Standard Publisher, 2004
  • Lion Can Share, Standard Publisher, 2004
  • Lamb is Joyful, Standard Publisher, 2004
  • Let`s Catch Fish, Carson-Dellosa, 2004
  • Build A Tower, Carson-Dellosa, 2004
  • A Busy Day, Carson- Dellosa, 2004
  • The Big Boat, Carson-Dellosa, 2004
  • Trouble at the Well, Carson-Dellosa, 2004
  • The Bright Star, Carson-Dellosa, 2004

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Koala Does His Best (First Virtues for Toddlers)

ISBN: 0784715785
Release Date: 2004-01-01

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The Big Boat, Grades PK - K: God Protects Noah’s Family (Stick-With-Me Bible Stories)

ISBN: 0887247628
Release Date: 2004-01-02

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Trouble At The Well- Moses Helps In Midian (Stick-With-Me Bible Stories)

ISBN: 0887249817
Release Date: 2004-01-02

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Mary Manz Simon on WorldCat

Mary Manz Simon on Amazon


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