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Nancy Willard

Author, Illustrator

(1936 - )

Nancy Willard

Nancy Willard (born June 26, 1936) is an American writer: novelist, poet, author and occasional illustrator of children’s books. She won the 1982 Newbery Medal for A Visit to William Blake’s Inn.



Bibliography

Firebrat (1988)

An abandoned subway tunnel leads two human magicians to the Crystal Empire where they are told they must vanquish the deadly Firebrat.

Author(s): Nancy Willard
Illustrator(s): David Wiesner

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The High Rise Glorious Skittle Skat Roarious Sky Pie Angel Food Cake (1990)

A daughter makes her mother a birthday cake, with a little help from three angels and her great-grandmother.

Author(s): Nancy Willard
Illustrator(s): Richard Jesse Watson

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A Starlit Somersault Downhill (1993)

A rabbit accepts a bear’s invitation to spend the winter in the bear’s cave, but soon repents of his decision and escapes to the wild.

Author(s): Nancy Willard
Illustrator(s): Jerry Pinkney

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