Barbara Herkert

Children's Book Author



Mom in her 40's

The Soup That Saved Valley Forge

Pepper pot soup

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

Quick Links

Barb's Blogs

Interview about Sewing Stories

November 5, 2015

Tags: Sewing Stories, Picture book biography

Here's a link to an interview about my inspiration for writing about Harriet Powers and a bit about my writing process.

http://thehidingspot.blogspot.com/2015/10/InterviewBarbaraHerkert.html