Nina Crews

Nina Crews is a critically acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator. Daughter of Donald Crews and Ann Jonas (Crews), she has followed in the “family business” creating picture books for young readers. Nina’s books include A Girl Like Me, The Neighborhood Mother Goose, Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright, and Below. Her work has been recognized by the ALA Notable Committee, the Black Caucus of the ALA, The Horn Book’s Calling Caldecott blog, the Junior Library Guild, NCTE, CCBC, New York Public Library, Chicago Public Library, Bank Street College of Education and many others. Her newest books are I’m Not Small, the story of a preschooler’s first solo adventure in his backyard and Not Done Yet:Shirley Chisholm’s Fight for Change, a non-fiction biography of Shirley Chisholm written by Tameka Fryer Brown. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and son.

A few of Nina’s books