Individual Author Record
Name: Sallie WolfPen Name: None Genre: Born: 1950 in Charlottsville, Virginia Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSallie Wolf moved to the Chicago area after college. She has lived in Oak Park since 1978.
Biographical and Professional InformationSallie 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.
Titles At Your Library
ISBN: 0807565199 Albert Whitman & Co. 1992 A child's fascination with trucks turns into a cumulative tale about all the things, from milk to cows, that can be hauled by the truckers on the road.
ISBN: 1580891195 Charlesbridge. 2008 Move that truck!
When a truck gets stuck under a bridge, it causes a terrible traffic jam that soon turns into a block party. When attempts to remove the truck fail, two kids, some balloons, and a dog save the day.
Sparse text, energetic rhyme, and clever illustrations bring depth to this simple tale.
The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound: A Birder's Observations
ISBN: 158089318X Charlesbridge. 2010 A beautiful blend of factual information and creative inspiration offers birders and budding artists alike a giftable collection of poetry, a compact guide, and an invitation to journal. At first glance, Robincenters
on bird identification and behavior. But look more carefully: journaling helps us observe, think, evaluate, record, and create.
Author and artist Sallie Wolfe provides a peek into her creative porcess, sharing notes, verses, sketches, and paintings from her own notebooks. Her words capture the light of early spring when robins return to newly budding trees, list the species that come and go, note how West Nile virus affects her backyard population, and even find a rhyme for suet--there's nothing to it.