“Nolan’s unassuming storytelling is perfect for reading aloud.” – Starred Review, School Library Journal

Janet Nolan (janetnolan.com) is the award-winning author of many picture books, including GET READY FOR SCHOOL, PB & J HOORAY!, and SEVEN AND A HALF TONS OF STEEL: A POST – 9/11 STORY OF HOPE AND TRANSFORMATION, which was a Junior Library Guild Selection and was on numerous state award lists, including the ILA Teacher’s Choice Reading List. Fall 2024 titles include GET READY FOR HALLOWEEN and BATS BENEATH THE BRIDGE. Janet lives in Oak Park, Illinois. She has a B.A. from The Evergreen State College and a master’s degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Janet is represented by Deborah Warren at East West Literary Agency.  

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Books by Janet Nolan

Region: Midwest

Categories: Picture Books

Genres: Fiction Nonfiction