Individual Author Record
Name: Laura Nyman MontenegroPen Name: None Genre: Audience: Children; Children; Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionMontenegro was born in Chicago and currently resides in Evanston, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationLaura 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.
- 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
Selected Titles At Your Library
One stuck drawer /
ISBN: 039557319X. OCLC Number: Houghton Mifflin,. Boston :. 1991. Visiting a furniture store, a young girl falls in love with an old dresser, but can't pay for it until the dresser's stuck drawer provides a solution.
Sweet Tooth /
ISBN: 0395680786. OCLC Number: Houghton Mifflin,. Boston :. 1995. A girl is separated from her beloved lion because of ignorance and prejudice.
A bird about to sing /
ISBN: 0618188657. OCLC Number: Houghton Mifflin,. Boston :. 2003. Natalie, who likes to write poems, goes to a poetry reading and discovers that a poem needs to be read out loud at just the right time.
A poet's bird garden /
ISBN: 0374360383. OCLC Number: . . After Chirpie the bird escapes from her cage and flies into a tree, a group of poets decides that the best way to entice her down is to create a garden full of seeds, water, hiding places, and materials for building a nest.