Inky the Octopus by Erin Guendelsberger, illus. by David Leonard, is on the 2019-2020 Florida Sunshine State Jr. list
We are thrilled to share that Inky the Octopus by Erin Guendelsberger, illus. by David Leonard, is on the 2019-2020 Florida Sunshine State Jr. list.
The Sunshine State Jr. List (SSYRA Jr) is sponsored by the Florida Association for Media in Education. The mission of the program is to “develop student interest in reading for pleasure by exposing them to a wide range of appropriate literature. Sunshine State Jr. books are selected for their wide appeal, literary value, varied genres, curriculum connections, and/or multicultural representation.”
About the book
About the author and illustrator
Erin Guendelsberger writes stories and poems. Her work has appeared in picture books and magazines. She studied writing at Hamline University and Bowling Green State University. She now pursues adventure in Ohio with her husband, daughters, dog, and cats.
David Leonard began illustrating in the first grade. His goal is to capture a moment in time with gestures, emotions, and paint strokes while reflecting on his own fun, humorous, and whimsical personality. When David is not illustrating, he enjoys feeding his snails and flying with his loving, forgiving, understanding, and supportive wife and their art-directing twin daughters.
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