Amy Huntington is a Vermont Illustrator and Author. She has illustrated numerous books including “Fresh-Picked Poetry: A day at the Farmers’ Market” by Michelle Schaub, and “Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck” by Katie Clark.
Last year, Amy was awarded the Institute for Child Success, Focus Fellowship. This award included a month-long residency at AIR Serenbe in Chatahochee Hills, Georgia. In addition, she was invited as a guest to the SXSWedu gathering in Austin, TX; and to share her work at a Reach Out and Read, Carolinas Literacy Summit in Charlotte, NC.
This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers’ market. Who to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown—it’s all so exciting, fresh, and delicious.
The redoubtable Grandma-this book is a sequel to Grandma Drove the Snowplow-is at it again. After all her hard work collecting the town's garbage and plowing the roads, Grandma deserves a day off-and what better day than Labor Day. All she has to do is sit back and enjoy a nice boat ride with her littlest grandson Billy while her sons catch the lobsters for the town Lobster Bake.
The redoubtable Grandma-this books is a sequel to Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck-is at it again. In addition to collecting the town's garbage, Grandma and her sons also plow the roads in the winter. But what happens when a blizzard comes through, it's the day of the big town carol sing, and Grandma's sons are all stuck in the snow and unable to plow?
How does a boy cope when he's excited but frightened? Matthew wants to go camping but so many things about the experience seem scary to him. Pretending his toy rabbit is nervous about these things, Matthew poses questions to his mother on Tall Rabbit's behalf. His mother's loving answers provide Matthew and Tall Rabbit with all the reassurance a boy could need.