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Nancy Paulsen

Nancy Paulsen

Nancy Paulsen is President & Publisher of Nancy Paulsen Books.  Her Penguin imprint publishes fifteen books a year and focuses on picture books that are eye-opening and often funny, and fiction from diverse and distinct voices. These are the kinds of books that are adopted by book clubs and appear on state lists, generated by the votes of children. Recent picture books include Coretta Scott King Honor-winner Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson and E. B. Lewis, Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman, Ol’ Mama Squirrelby David Ezra Stein and Little Poems For Tiny Ears by Lin Oliver and Tomie dePaola. She publishes many picture book debuts, including the New York Times Bestseller Miss Maple’s Seeds by Eliza Wheeler, Dream Friends by You Byun, and Maple by Lori Nichols.