Emily Jenkins

Emily Jenkins writes YA, middle grade and books for the very young.  Her twenty picture books include A Greyhound, A GroundhogToys Meet Snow, Lemonade in Winter, and most recently, All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukah, winner of the Sydney Taylor Award.  Her books That New Animal and Five Creatures each received the Boston Globe Horn Book honor award.  Her middle-grade books include the New York Times-bestselling Upside-down Magic series (co-authored with Sarah Mlynowski and Lauren Myracle), and the Toys Go Out trilogy. She taught for several years as visiting artist at Hamline University’s MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults. Visit her on the web at www.emilyjenkins.com.