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Angela Burke Kunkel is the author of Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built (Random House/Schwartz & Wade, 2020), an ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book and winner of both the Américas Award and International Latino Book Award. She is also the author of Penguin Journey (Abrams Appleseed, 2021) and Make Way: The Story Robert McCloskey, Nancy Schön, and Some Very Famous Ducklings (Random House Studio, 2023). Look for her next book, World More Beautiful: The Life and Art of Barbara Cooney, in August 2024.

Angela lives with her family in Vermont, where she works as a school librarian. She is represented by Liza Fleissig at the Liza Royce Agency. You can contact Angela here, or follow her on Instagram.

Looking for more info? A press kit is here.

An archive of articles and interviews is here.

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Photo credit: Mei Lin Barral 

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