ABOUT MARIA GIANFERRARI

  • Maria Gianferrari is a picture book reading/writing,
    tea-drinking, dog-loving, birdwatching resident of Massachusetts, where she
    lives with her scientist husband and dog, Maple, in a house encircled by trees.
    Maria writes books that honor our bonds with creatures both domestic and wild,
    and that celebrate the natural world around us. Her most recent books are: Being a Dog: A Tail of Mindfulness,
    illustrated by Pete Oswald, Bobcat
    Prowling
    illustrated by Bagram Ibatouilline and Be a Tree! illustrated by Felicita Sala. Maria’s first book of poetry,
    Icecyle: Poems about the Life of Ice
    , illustrated by Jieting Chen, will
    release in October with more to come in 2023. She is represented by the amazing
    Ammi-Joan Paquette of
    Erin Murphy Literary Agency
    .


PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
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    "Dear as Salt"


    Highlights for Children

    2008

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    Labrador Winter


    Highlights for Children

    2011

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    Lucy and Tina: Four Ears and a Tail

    (Article)


    Highlights for Children

    2006