ABOUT ELIZABETH SHREEVE
Elizabeth Shreeve is the author of Captain Freddy Counts Down to
School, illustrated by Joey Chou (Two Lions); Oliver at the Window,
illustrated by Candice Hartsough McDonald (Boyds Mills Press); and the chapter
book series The Adventures of Hector Fuller, illustrated by Pamela
Levy (Simon & Schuster).
Her upcoming nonfiction books
include Out of the Blue (Candlewick Press, March 2021), a picture book
that tells the deep-time story of how animals made their way from ocean to land.
Two upcoming books with Norton Young Readers are The Upside-Down Book of
Sloths and Fast Feet, Big Brains: The Story of Human Origins.
graduated from Harvard College, where she studied geology and biology with
noted scientists Stephen Jay Gould and E.O. Wilson. She earned a Masters in
Landscape Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and is a
Principal of SWA Group, an international design practice. Elizabeth lives in
northern California where she writes stories, grows hummingbird gardens, and
shares a busy home with her husband, sons, and Hector the Dog. She is available
for book signings and school visits, where she talks with kids about reading
books, researching new topics, and creating words and art for their very own
stories. Please contact her through www.elizabethshreeve.com.