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Danna Smith


Danna Smith

Danna Smith is the author of TWO AT THE ZOO, PIRATE NAP, and BALLOON TREES as well as the forthcoming picture books, MOTHER GOOSE'S PAJAMA PARTY, ARCTIC WHITE, SWALLOW THE LEADER, AND HAWK OF THE CASTLE. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, she now lives in Northern California with her husband and two grown children.

When Danna was young, her favorite toy was a pen and notebook which she took with her everywhere she went. She fell in love with picture books in high school while attending a creative writing class and knew then that one day she would be a picture book author too.

Danna Smith

Books by Danna Smith

written by Danna Smith with illustrations by Lee White - Children's 4-8, Family Life
A young girl looks around her home in the Arctic and sees only white, white, white...but one day her grandfather takes her on a journey through the tundra.  And at the end of their cold walk across the ice, they find something special that brings color into their world.
Written by Danna Smith with illustrations by Virginia Allyn - Children's 3-6, Fiction, Picture

You’re invited to a magical pajama party with all your nursery rhyme friends! Join Little Bo-Peep, Georgie Porgie, Miss Muffet, the cow that jumped over the moon, and all their pals as they march merrily toward Mother Goose’s house for a cozy slumber party full of stories.