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La Scuola Primaria Lorenzo Lotto students create their own beautiful ladybugs!
The Ladybug Race receives a 2017 IPPY Bronze Medal Book Award
Interview with Denise M. Cassano
Book Signing at Leon & Lulu
Skype Visit with JFK Elementary
2016 Huntington Woods 4th of July Parade
Book Review by AtlantideKids
Book Review by Francesca Tamberlani at Milkbook
MOMENTS OF GLORY
Book Review by Carla Ghisalberti
3 WAYS TO CREATE DISCIPLINE IN YOUR DAILY WRITING AND ILLUSTRATING ROUTINE on SCBWI Michigan THE MITTEN blog
2014 SCBWI Michigan THE MITTEN Blog Guest Post "The Birth of Blobs"
Amy Nielander graduated from College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. Before becoming an Author Illustrator, she worked as a product designer and digital sculptor in the automotive industry. In 2014 she earned international recognition as the only U.S. finalist for her entry in the Silent Book Contest. Her submission debuted at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and traveled to Milan, Italy for exhibition. The Ladybug Race picture book was published in 2015 by PomegranateKids. In 2017 she received a Bronze Medal Book Award in the Children's Picture Books All Ages Category by Independent Publisher. She is represented by Adria Goetz of Martin Literary Management.
Amy fuses her talents to deliver high quality art, design and playful stories for kids. She pushes her creativity to explore what makes characters unforgettable, storylines stick and fictional worlds, delight.
Her mission is to spread joy, inspire and fuel imaginations, little and big.