Local Children’s Author: Maria Gianferrari

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Maria Gianferrari
Northern Virginia

Author Maria Gianferrari’s love of nature and animals can be seen in her library of children’s books she’s written! In each book, children will find furry and feathered friends to laugh with and learn from, including dogs, cats, coyotes, hawks, and many more!

More than books, Gianferrari, who lives in Northern Virginia, has also authored pieces for Highlights Magazine, including stories and poems. Many of these pieces, too, reflect her love of animals and center around them.

Find this author’s books on Amazon:

Whoo-Ku Haiku: A Great Horned Owl Story
Stunning illustrations and gorgeous haikus lead young readers through the dramatic life cycle of one of America’s most beloved wild animals.

Play Like an Animal!: Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl, & Chase
Dash! Hide! Splash! Ride! The exuberant text celebrates all the different ways animals play, from rhinos taking mud baths and parrots somersaulting through the air to kangaroos boxing and dolphins diving through the surf.

Hello Goodbye Dog
For Zara’s dog, Moose, nothing is more important than being with his favorite girl. So when Zara has to go to school, WHOOSH, Moose escapes and rushes to her side.

And more:

Coyote Moon
Hawk Rising
Penny & Jelly: Slumber Under the Stars
Penny & Jelly: The School Show
Officer Katz and Houndini: A Tale of Two Tails
Terrific Tongues!
Operation Rescue Dog

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