Sharon Chmielarz

children’s books

Once I was the girl in the photos. The strange thing is, I’ve never completely lost her. It takes a long time, old Picasso said, to become young.

Down at Angel's

Down at Angel’s was illustrated by Jill Kastner, published by Ticknor & Fields. Summary: Though others think their neighbor Angel is a “dumb Bulgarian,” a young girl and her little sister enjoy watching him work and want to give him a present of their own making.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The Pied Piper of Hamelin, illustrated by Pat and Robin DeWitt, published by Stemmer House. The Pied Piper frees the village of rats, but when the town council refuses to pay, he exacts a terrible revenge.

End of Winter

The End of Winter, illustrated by Annette Cable, published by Crown. When winter refuses to leave the village, young Hans has a plan to scare it away.

Sharon Chmielarz
Sharon Chmielarz