Deep in the Kalahari Desert, beneath the starry still of night, nocturnal creatures awake and begin their evening escapades. This story guides the reader through a journey of poetry, facts and fascination from the deepest of night, to the first glint of dawn in the beautiful setting of Africa.
Starry Kalahari is an ward-winning 275-word nonfiction picture book manuscript.
SCBWI Barbara Karlin Grant
I just found out that Starry Kalahari won the SCBWI 2010 Barbara Karlin Runner-Up Grant. What an honor! Thank you to the SCBWI Barbara Karlin Grant Committee and a special thanks to Ann Whitford Paul for making the Runner-Up Grant possible.
Jenni is an award winning writer and poet. She creates stories that entertain children of all ages, but has a special place in her heart for picture books, especially if they rhyme. She's an active member of SCBWI.
Jenni continues to learn about the world through the eyes of her 10, 15, and 17 year-old kids and her 2 Schnoodles Jenni lives in Orange County, California.