Bio (see a longer bio on my “About” page):
Emma Bland Smith is a librarian and author. Her first picture book, Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West, won Bank Street College’s Cook Prize and Northland College’s SONWA award. She is the author of four additional picture books (most of them nonfiction) with four more on the way, as well as two chapter book series. Emma loves writing about fascinating people, animals, and places. She lives with her husband, their two kids, one cat, and one dog in San Francisco, California. Visit her at emmabsmith.com.