“Her imagination was by habit ridiculously active; when the door was not open it jumped out the window.” ― Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady
About the Author
Carlyn Beccia (pronounced Betcha) is an author, illustrator, columnist, and speaker. Beccia is the author of thirteen books, including Who Put the B in the Ballyhoo? (HarperCollins, 2007) The Raucous Royals (HarperCollins, 2008), I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat (HarperCollins, 2008), The Digital Renaissance (Routledge, 2014), They Lost Their Heads (Bloomsbury, 2018), and Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters (Carolrhoda Books, 2019). Her books have won numerous awards, including; the Golden Kite Honor, the International Reading Association’s Children’s and Young Adult Book Award, and the Cybil Award.
She was a commentator on the PBS documentary Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace and has spoken at the Computer Electronics Show, Boston Children's Book Festival, several SCBWI events, and schools across the country.
10 at 10: The Surprising Childhoods of Ten Remarkable People Carolrhoda Books, 2022
MONSTROUS: The Lore, Gore, & Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters Carolrhoda Books, 2019
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