Andrea J. Loney

Making a Picture Book: From Process to Publication, Saturday, May 6 at 2:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Andrea J. Loney wrote the award-winning picture books DOUBLE BASS BLUES (Caldecott Honor), and TAKE A PICTURE OF ME, JAMES VANDERZEE (Lee and Low Books New Voices Award and NAACP Image Award Nominee). Her most recent books include the picture book biography CURVE & FLOW, THE ELEGANT VISION OF L.A. ARCHITECT PAUL R. WILLIAMS, the middle-grade biography VIP: STACY ABRAMS – VOTING VISIONARY, and the futuristic chapter book series ABBY IN ORBIT. Andrea lives in Inglewood with stacks of books, her devoted family, and their incredibly spoiled pets. Learn more at

Books That Make a Difference: Before She Was Harriet, The Bear and the Piano, The Journey, The Snowy Day, When the Beat Was Born.