Category: Children\'s Services Children's Author Sandra Nickel

Image includes the cover of "Big Bear and Little Fish" on the left, and a portrait photo of Sandra Nickel on the right.
Children's Author Sandra Nickel

September 30, 2022

Children and their grown-ups are invited to a special StoryTime with children's author Sandra Nickel, co-hosted by Harvey County Parents as Teachers. Nickel will read her new book, "Big Bear and Little Fish." Snacks and an activity will also be provided.

This event will be in-person only. Registration is not required.

About the Book:

BEAR LOVES BEING BIG. At the carnival, she wants to win a teddy bear as big as she is. Instead, she wins a fish. A very little fish. Bear is so very big and Fish is so very small that Bear worries they have nothing in common. Can they possibly be friends?

Gentle, accessible prose by Sandra Nickel is paired with richly textured illustrations by Il Sung Na in this sweet story about accepting others for who they are.

About Sandra Nickel:

Sandra Nickel, who was born and raised in Newton, is an award-winning author of picture books. She is honored to be the winner of a Christopher Award, the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Crystal Kite Award, a two-time winner of the Katherine Paterson Prize for picture books, and a finalist for the Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction for Younger Readers. She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and has presented workshops on writing for children and young adults throughout Europe and the United States. She currently lives in Switzerland with her Swiss husband, Swiss-American daughter, Australian sheep dog, three Siberian forest cats, and 25 fish from who knows where.

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