Margi Preus - Books

 
 
 

Coming Soon!

Enchantment Lake; A Northwoods Mystery

Launches March 1, 2015


Shadow on the Mountain

Inspired by the True Adventures of a Wartime Spy

WWII Norway

Bank Street College Best Books for Children List

Notable Books for a Global Society

VOYA Top Shelf for Middle Grade Readers


cover art by Yuko Shimizu

Amulet Books, an imprint of 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 Books, an imprint of 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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