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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Natalie Ziarnik  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Children;


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Illinois Connection

Natalie lives in Barrington, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Natalie Ziarnik, who edits the “By the Book” column for Public Libraries magazine, is head of the children’s department at the Ela Area Public Library District in Lake Zurich, Illinois.

Published Works

  • School and Public Libraries, American Library Association, 2002
  • Madeleine's Light: A Story of Camille Claudel (Illustrated by Robert Dunn), Boyds Mills Press, 2012

Selected Titles At Your Library

School & public libraries :
ISBN: 0838908411. OCLC Number:

American Library Association,. Chicago :. 2003.

Madeleine's light :
ISBN: 1590788559. OCLC Number:

Boyds Mills Press,. Honesdale, Pa. :. 2012.

"Camille Claudel, the famous sculptor, has come to work at Madeleine's family inn, far from the distractions of Paris. Madeleine, who has secret aspirations as an artist herself, is fascinated by this remote and somewhat unfriendly guest. Slowly the persistent girl and the secretive sculptor form a bond that leads to beautiful surprises for both artist and child"--

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Please contact Natalie via her email.