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Nina Crews is a critically acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. She uses photographs and photocollages to create energetic stories about young children. Her career began in 1995 with One Hot Summer Day which Kirkus Reviews hailed as "the debut of a welcome new voice and vision." Two of her recent books, The Neighborhood Mother Goose and Below were ALA Notable selections. more…


September 21, 2013 8th Annual Princeton Children’s Book Festival, 11am - 4 pm. Princeton Public Library and the Albert E. Hinds Memorial Plaza, Princeton, New Jersey

September 22, 2013 Brooklyn Book Festival, 12 pm. Readings by Donald Crews and Nina Crews at the Target Children's area. Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

November 16, 2013, 10th Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia


Read about The Bank Street Writer's Lab Mini Conference here. I participated in a panel with Jean Marzollo, Robie Harris and Amy Hest. Keynotes by Dr. Perri Klass and Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

Read my breakfast interview on Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast, a really fun children's book blog, posted June 21, 2011.

Read Jenny Brown's intervew of me on - Traditional Songs for Today's Kids posted May 12, 2011.

Check out this short video of my reading (singing) The Neighborhood Sing-Along at Community Bookstore in Brooklyn. go to video

(last update 5/5/2013)