Jan Pinborough is the managing editor of a children's magazine called Friend. This is her first children's book. She lives in Utah. Visit www.janpinborough.com and www.missmoorethoughtotherwise.com.Debby Atwell is the acclaimed illustrator of many books, including Barn, Pearl and River. She lives in Maine, close to Miss Moore's childhood home.
This makes an ideal addition to women's history units.
--Booklist A must for school and public libraries and those who love them.
--Kirkus [An] easygoing picture-book biography.
A concise, breezy chronology. Atwell's folk-art style acrylics capture a sense of history in the making, as well as the book's themes of excitement and change.
Atwell's cheery, doll-like figures and joyful colors are a good match for the woman who insisted that children's library space should be vibrant and stimulating.
--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books