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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Amy Ward  

Pen Name: Amy Frances Ward

Genre: Fiction Illustrator

Audience: Children;


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Illinois Connection

Ward lives in Metamora.

Biographical and Professional Information

Amy Ward is a published author/illustrator and art teacher. Her illustrations pair digital collage with crayon-resist watercolor papers that she creates in her art studio. She also works with photographed textures from vintage clothing, papers, and architecture. When she is not drawing or teaching, you can find her biking, decorating, or playing a mean game of Pickleball with her family of boys.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Crunchy, Not Sweet
ISBN: 0999143727. OCLC Number: 1088896375

KWiL Publishing . .

A tree frog searches for a snack that is crunchy but not sweet. Join Little Tree Dude as he swings his way through the rain forest in search of a frog treat.--