Anne Bustard | Children's Author
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What's a bustard?

It's a bird. It's a bird. Really.

blue bustard (photo credit: wikipedia commons)

Illustration Credit: Eupodotis caerulescens, by Boyd Robert Horsbrugh, courtesy of the Wikipedia Commons.

Favorite Picture Books

  • BUBBA AND BEAU BEST FRIENDS by Kathi Appelt
  • SHARK VS. TRAIN by Chris Barton
  • A RIVER OF WORDS: THE STORY OF WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS by Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet
  • CLICK, CLACK, MOO COWS THAT TYPE by Doreen Cronin
  • WHAT CHARLIE HEARD by Mordicai Gerstein
  • OWEN by Kevin Henkes
  • THE SCRAMBLED STATES OF AMERICA by Laurie Keller
  • TACKY THE PENGUIN by Helen Lester
  • OFFICER BUCKLE AND GLORIA by Peggy Rathman
  • GRANDFATHER'S JOURNEY by Allan Say
  • NOODLE & LOO by Liz Garton Scanlon
  • JINGLE DANCER by Cynthia Leitich Smith
  • OCTOPUS ALONE by Divya Srinivasan
  • DOCTOR DESOTO by William Steig
  • WANGARI’S TREES OF PEACE: A TRUE STORY OF AFRICA by Jeanette Winter

Favorite Middle Grade Novels

  • THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN by Katherine Applegate
  • LAUGH WITH THE MOON by Shana Burg
  • FRINDLE by Andrew Clements
  • AL CAPONE DOES MY SHIRTS by Gennifer Choldenko
  • THE WATSON'S GO TO BIRMINGHAM, 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
  • BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE by Kate diCamillo
  • TURTLE IN PARADISE by Jennifer Holm
  • BUNNICULA by James Howe
  • CHAINED by Lynne Kelly
  • THE GRAND PLAN TO FIX EVERYTHING by Uma Krishnaswami
  • HATTIE BIG SKY by Kirby Larson
  • RULES by Cynthia Lord
  • WONDER by P.J. Palacio
  • A YEAR DOWN YONDER by Richard Peck
  • GLORY BE by Augusta Scattergood
  • May B. by Caroline Starr Rose
  • NINJAS, PIRANHAS, AND GALILEO by Greg Leitich Smith
  • THREE TIMES LUCKY by Shelia Turnage
  • A CROOKED KIND OF PERFECT by Linda Urban
  • EACH LITTLE BIRD THAT SINGS by Deborah Wiles
  • ONE CRAZY SUMMER by Rita Williams-Garcia
  • FEATHERS by Jacqueline Woodson

Anne's Favorite Things

Besides family, friends, and books, Anne loves:

  • KUT Radio
  • Grey cats
  • Sunny days
  • Kailua Beach
  • Chinese food

Affiliations

Booksellers

  • BookPeople
    Publisher's Weekly named Austin's BookPeople the Best Bookstore of the Year 2005.
  • Indiebound.org
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Publishers