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Talitha Shipman

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Talitha Shipman
Talitha Shipman is a picture book author and illustrator from Indiana. Her favorite subjects to paint are wild kids and wild animals. Nature inspires Talitha’s painting, and she hopes her work encourages curiosity and creativity in children of all ages.

Talitha has worked with publishers large and small. Her books include the Sidney Taylor Honor recipient, Everybody Says Shalom by Leslie Kimmelman (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2015), an American Farm Bureau Recommended Read, Applesauce Day by Lisa Amstutz, (Albert Whitman, 2017), and most recently, a 2019 IPPY Silver Medalist, First Snow by Nancy Viau (Albert Whitman, 2018). Her debut Author/Illustrator picture book Finding Beauty is coming from Beaming Books in Spring, 2021.

Talitha lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her husband and their three-year-old wild child, Coral.

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