Books, News, and Awards

Illustrated Books

"Mr. McGinty's Monarchs," Written by Linda Vander Heyden, Sleeping Bear Press, Spring 2016

"Miss Colfax's Light," Written by Aimee Bissonette, Sleeping Bear Press, Spring 2016

“Symphony of Cowbells,” Written by Heather Preusser, Sleeping Bear Press, Spring 2017

“Nature’s Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story,” Written by Lindsey McDivitt, Sleeping Bear Press, Summer 2018

“Jonas Hanway’s Scurrilous Scandalous Shockingly Sensational Umbrella,” Written by Josh Crute, Page Street Kids, Spring 2020

“H is for Honey Bee,” Written by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen, Sleeping Bear Press, Summer 2020

Other Published Work

Illustration for the poem “Santa Lucia Morning,” by Karyn Vanderkooy, “Spider” Magazine’s November/December 2020 issue


Michigan Notable Book, Winner: Nature’s Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story, 2018

International Literacy Association (ILA) Children’s and Young Adults’ Book Awards, Primary Nonfiction: Miss Colfax’s Light, 2017

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA), Children's Honorable Mention, Mr. McGinty’s Monarchs, 2016

Best Portfolio in SCBWI Missouri Conference, 2014


“Jonas Hanway’s Scurrilous Scandalous Shockingly Sensational Umbrella” featured in Read-Aloud Revival Podcast Episode 164, October 5, 2020.

© Eileen Ryan Ewen 2021