Michelle Markel

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation teacher, writer
Location Los Angeles, California
Introduction Michelle Markel's books for children span a variety of genres including fiction, non-fiction and creative non-fiction. Her critically acclaimed biographies include BRAVE GIRL: CLARA AND THE SHIRTWAIST MAKERS' STRIKE OF 1909 and THE FANTASTIC JUNGLES OF HENRI ROUSSEAU. Michelle teaches a class in Writing the Picture Book at UCLA Extension's Writers Program and is a founding member of CAN!, the Children’s Authors Network.
Interests A weakness for quirky picture books and innovative non-fiction.
Favorite Books I worship at the altar of William Steig.