Wendi Silvano

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WENDI SILVANO (a long-time member of SCBWI) is the award-winning author of numerous picture books, early readers, magazine stories and a variety of educational materials. Her picture books TURKEY TROUBLE and JUST ONE MORE both won the IRA’s Children’s Choice Award, while TURKEY CLAUS was named one of the ‘TEN BEST PICTURE BOOKS OF 2012’ by YABC. She is the mother of 5, a former teacher and the owner of a menagerie of assorted crazy pets (none of whom are as clever as Turkey). She loves doing school visits and working with other children’s writers. She lives and writes near the stunning red sandstone canyons of Western Colorado, and is the Connect leader for the Western Slope region. She is represented by agent Marie Lamba of the Jennifer de Chiara Literary Agency.

Wendi Silvano
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