Joyce Sidman, a Newbery Honor and Sibert Medalist, is today's best children's nature poet. Two Caldecott Honors, a Lee Bennet Hopkins Award, a Claudia Lews Award winner, and numerous stars and best of lists have all been bestowed upon her works. She received the Prize for Excellence in Poetry for Children for her award-winning body of work. She is a resident of Wayzata, Minnesota. Visit www.joycesidman.com for more information.