Individual Author Record
Name: Miriam BuschPen Name: Miriam Busch Goin Genre: Fiction Audience: Children; Born: in Illinois
-- Website -- http://www.miriambuschauthor.com/
-- Miriam Busch on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=miriam+busch
Illinois ConnectionBusch lives in the western suburbs of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationMiriam Busch is a freelance writer, copyeditor and proofreader. She received her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. While working other jobs, she wrote in secret for many years and now writes full-time. Miriam is married to Illinois illustrator [http://www.illinoisauthors.org/authors/Larry_Day# Larry Day.] Their first collaboration is the award-winning book, ''Lion, Lion''.
- Lion, Lion, Balzer + Bray , 2014 - illustrated by Illinois illustrator, Larry Day
- Raisin, The Littlest Cow, Balzer + Bray, 2017 - illustrated by Illinois illustrator, Larry Day
- Storms, National Geographic Kids, 2009
Titles At Your Library
Storms (National Geographic Readers: Level 1)
ISBN: 1426315775 National Geographic Kids. 2013 There are many kinds of storms, and they can be scary, but this overview helps readers understand how and why they happen and shows the importance of weather in different parts of the world and out-of-this world on other planets!
ISBN: 0062271040 Balzer + Bray. 2014
For fans of Ezra Jack Keats, this perfect read-aloud is a timeless story featuring plenty of animals!
A little boy is looking for Lion. Lion is looking for lunch.
And so our story begins. But look closely. . . . In this tale, nothing is quite as it seems!
Children will delight in this classic picture book with a mischievous twist.
Raisin, the Littlest Cow
ISBN: 0062427636 Balzer + Bray. 2017
An irresistible sibling story about Raisin, the littlest cow on the farm, and what happens when she gets a little brother—from the author and illustrator of Lion, Lion. Perfect for fans of Hug Machine and You Are (Not) Small.
Raisin loves being the littlest cow in the herd. All the other cows dote on her, and life is grand.
Awards2012 Herman W. Block Award 2013 Jane Resh Thomas Prize'''''Lion, Lion'''''Best Books, NPR, 2014 Indie Bound Next List, 2014 Junior Library Guild Selection, 2014 ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2015'''''Raisin, The Littlest Cow'''''ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018
Availability for Public SpeakingSpeaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)Miriam leads dynamic, participatory classroom discussions and workshops on everything story-related, no matter the age or genre. She tailors presentations to the particular classroom concerns of individual educators. Presentations include: visual literacy, reading as writer/writing as reader, point of view, word choice, revision (revision, revision!), and the writing process.
To write Miriam directly, send letters to:
Miriam Buschc/o Harper Collins Children’s Books195 BroadwayNew York, NY10007
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