Anne Broyles is the author of the picture books, “I’m Gonna Paint: Ralph Fasanella, Artist of the People,” “Arturo and the Bienvenido Feast,” “Arturo and the Navidad Birds.”Priscilla and the Hollyhocks,” and “Shy Mama’s Halloween.” Her books have won two International Latino Book Awards and been on the Massachusetts Book Award short list, Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, and Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year lists, among other honors. Broyles was born and grew up in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona. She now lives in Portland, Ore., in a three-generational family home with four cats and a dog named Clover. She enjoys international travel, kayaking, hiking, vegan cooking, cinema and political activism.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, Bank Street College's The Best Children's Books of the Year, International Latino Book Award