Margi Preus - Books

 
 
 

Coming Sept. 2015: The Bamboo Sword

Companion to Heart of a Samurai


Enchantment Lake

A Northwoods Mystery


 


West of the Moon

Inspired by my great great grandmother’s diary

and Norwegian fairy tales

cover art by Lille Carre

Amulet/Abrams


 


Shadow on the Mountain

The True Adventures of a Wartime Spy in WWII Norway

cover art by Yuko Shimizu

Amulet/Abrams


 


Heart of a Samurai

Based on the true story of Manjiro Nakahama

A rollicking adventure on the high seas

NEWBERY HONOR BOOK

cover art by Jillian Tamaki

Amulet/Abrams


Featured on NPR’s Backseat Bookclub

Listen to the story here:

http://www.npr.org/2012/05/31/153918185/meet-manjiro-japans-unlikely-teen-ambassador


 


Celebritrees

Historic and Famous Trees of the World

by Margi Preus

illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon

Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt



 


The Legend of the Ladyslipper 

co-written with Lise Lunge-Larson, illustrated by Andrea Arroyo

Houghton-Mifflin

The lady slipper grows in the northern woods to mark the courage and strength of a small girl who lived there long ago—a girl who saved her people from a terrible disease by listening carefully to the whispering snow, the rumbling ice, and the dancing northern lights.






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