Barbara Herkert

Children's Book Author

Selected Works

Children's Nonfiction Picture Book Biography
Released Oct. 27, 2015 with illustrations by Gabi Swiatkowska. Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt, publisher.
Picture book biography
Released Oct. 13, 2015 with illustrations by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Alfred A. Knopf, publisher.
Nonfiction picture book biography
To be released in October 2017 with illustrations by Lauren Castillo. Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt/Macmillan, publisher. "Herkert's elegant prose and Castillo's stunning illustrations team up for a magnificent model of what a picture book can be...A stunner--radiant even." Kirkus starred review

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A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White

To be released October 24, 2017 by Christy Ottaviano Books/​Henry Holt and Company/​Macmillan.

The story of young Elwyn White, a shy boy who loved animals and grew up to become one of the most beloved children's authors of all time.

"Herkert's elegant prose and Castillo's stunning illustrations team up for a magnificent model of what a picture book can be...A stunner--radiant event." Kirkus starred review