Author Archives: Audrey Wood

Baby Shower Books

I recently went to a shower for a mother who was soon to have her child. There were about forty people there, many I didn’t know. In Hawaii, everyone is invited to big showers and they are fun. There is … Continue reading

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Audrey’s Message

I am often asked, do you write with a message in mind? Do you try to teach children about any particular subject or issue? The answer to that question is absolutely not. As an author of children’s literature, I have … Continue reading

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Tsunami Safe

Aloha Friends, Thank you for your many inquires concerning our safety during the tsunami which devastated Japan. We are safe and sound and all is well. We live above a 32′ cliff and our home is built quite a distance … Continue reading

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Get Out Your Crayons!

To date I have illustrated nineteen books for children using different illustration mediums, including watercolor, gouache, colored pencils, pen and ink and acrylics. For my story, A DOG NEEDS A BONE, I really stretched the boundaries by coloring with wax … Continue reading

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QUEEN FOR A DAY

Our book, KING BIDGOOD’S IN THE BATHTUB, won a Caldecott Honor Award in 1985.  Don used real people as models to pose as the characters and to act out the courtly roles.  The models were chosen from our friends and … Continue reading

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