Caron Levis

Caron Levis (MFA; LMSW) is the author of several picture books including Stop That Yawn! (Atheneum), May I Have A Word? (FSG), and the award winning Ida, Always (Atheneum) which the New York Times called, ""an example of children's books at their best. "" Caron currently teaches and advises in The New School's Writing for Children/YA MFA program, works as a grief counselor, and sometimes officiates weddings. She loves using drama and writing to explore social, emotional, and literacy skills with kids of all ages through her author workshops. She would like to learn calligraphy, more about turtles, and how to do a back-flip. Visit her at

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Mama's Work Shoes book


picture Books

Mama's Work Shoes book
transitions · grandma · working mom
Mama's Work Shoes
getting ready for bed · sleep · bedtime
Stop That Yawn!
Ida, Always book
bears · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · bereavement · coping with death · death · losing · the zoo · based on a true story
Ida, Always


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