Illustrator

Nancy Carpenter

Biography

Nancy Carpenter is the illustrator of more than 40 children’s books and has received numerous honors for her work, including two Christopher Awards and the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London's Poop Pollution Problem
Good Guys, Bad Guys
Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children
Thomas Jefferson and the Mammoth Hunt
Little Bear's Little Boat (Lap Board Book)
A Letter to My Teacher
Little Bear's Little Boat
Dear Mr. Washington
Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine
Lucky Ducklings
11 Experiments That Failed
Imogene's Last Stand

Most Popular Nancy Carpenter Books

    The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London's Poop Pollution Problem
    Colleen Paeff, Nancy Carpenter
    A Letter to My Teacher
    Deborah Hopkinson, Nancy Carpenter
    11 Experiments That Failed
    Jenny Offill, Nancy Carpenter
    Little Bear's Little Boat
    Nancy Carpenter, Eve Bunting
    I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote
    Linda Arms White, Nancy Carpenter
    Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children
    Jonah Winter, Nancy Carpenter

Book Stats

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Authored
14
Illustrated
12
Collaborators

All Nancy Carpenter Books

YearTitleAuthorPages
2021The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London's Poop Pollution ProblemColleen Paeff40
2020Good Guys, Bad GuysJoanne Rocklin32
2020Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill ChildrenJonah Winter40
2019Thomas Jefferson and the Mammoth HuntCarrie Clickard40
2017Little Bear's Little Boat (Lap Board Book)Eve Bunting30
2017A Letter to My TeacherDeborah Hopkinson40
2016Little Bear's Little BoatEve Bunting30
2015Dear Mr. WashingtonLynn Cullen32
2014Queen Victoria's Bathing MachineGloria Whelan40
2013Lucky DucklingsEva Moore32
201111 Experiments That FailedJenny Offill40
2009Imogene's Last StandCandace Fleming40
2008Apples to OregonDeborah Hopkinson40
2005I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the VoteLinda Arms White32

Collaborators

Colleen Paeff
Deborah Hopkinson
Jenny Offill
Eve Bunting
Linda Arms White
Jonah Winter
Eva Moore
Joanne Rocklin
Gloria Whelan
Lynn Cullen
Carrie Clickard
Candace Fleming

Book Dedications by Nancy Carpenter

  • For my aunt Caryl, who is changing the world one vote at a time
    Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children
  • For my backyard buddies Shabnam and Robin
    Good Guys, Bad Guys