Cheryl Bardoe

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General Information

Name: Cheryl Bardoe

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction




Illinois Connection

Bardoe studied journalism at Northwestern University. She lives in Chicago with her family.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cheryl Bardoe is a former senior project manager of exhibitions at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Published Works

  • Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas, Abrams, 2006
  • Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age , Abrams, 2010
  • The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur: A Prehistoric Tale, Abrams, 2011
  • Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle, Abrams, 2014

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards

The Ugly Ducking Dinosaur: A Prehistoric Tale

  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2013

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Cheryl does school visits, presentations for educators and presentations for writers. Contact her at

External Links

Cheryl Bardoe on WorldCat


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