Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sallie Wolf  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children; Children;

Born: 1950 in Charlottsville, Virginia

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Illinois Connection

Sallie Wolf moved to the Chicago area after college. She has lived in Oak Park since 1978.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sallie is a full-time artist and writer. She received a BA from Brown University in Anthropology and Archaeology and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Published Works

  • Peter`s Trucks, Albert Whitman, 1992
  • Truck Stuck, Charles Bridge Publishing, 2008
  • The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound : A Birder's Journal, CharlesBridge Publishing, 2009

Selected Titles At Your Library

Peter's trucks /
ISBN: 0807565199. OCLC Number:

A. Whitman & Co.,. Morton Grove, Ill. :. ©1992.

A boy sees many different types of trucks and learns what each one carries.

Truck stuck /
ISBN: 1580891195. OCLC Number:

Charlesbridge,. Watertown, MA :. ©2008.

Illustrations and simple rhyming text tell the story of a big truck that gets stuck under a bridge.

The robin makes a laughing sound :
ISBN: 158089318X. OCLC Number:

Charlesbridge,. Watertown, MA :. ©2010.

Presents observations made through every season of the year of different birds and their behavior, from robins taking a bath, to cardinals searching for food in the snow, to an owl perched on a tree at night.


Truck Stuck

  • 2014 ILLINOIS READS Book
  • Peter's Trucks

  • 2016 ILLINOIS READS Book

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    contact Sallie Wolf at Calypso Moon Studio 331 B Harrison Street Oak Park, Illinois 60304 708-848-1385 Email Sallie has taught art and writing workshops for all ages. She especially likes being able to share her working process.