Betsy Franco, Children's Book Author/Actor

Tom and I signing our novel NAKED--I wrote it, he illustrated it.

Future Books/Events


EVENTS
My artist son Tom and I and fellow author Heather Webb will be organizing an exciting event honoring women in the arts in spring 2015. Our book about Camille Claudel is NAKED, and Heather's is RODIN'S LOVER. More details to follow.









Selected Books

1.YA novel
Forthcoming: illustrated by Tom Franco, audio version by James and Dave Franco
2. poetry
"An amazing collection...cover(s) all things cat."
--Booklife
4. teen-written anthology
"The vertigo-inducing realm of romantic love is captured in this unforgettable collection..."
3. Picture book
"Franco's spirited poems...Jenkins' masterful collage work."
--Booklist, starred review
6. picture book
"Celebrate the free concert that birds perform..."
--Publisher's Weekly, starred review
7. picture book
"Word lovers might stand a better chance of becoming math lovers..."
-Horn Book, starred review
8. children's poetry
"the bouncy, humorous poems include an amazing variety of math concepts ...delivered with a light touch"
--Kirkus Review
5. teen-written poetry anthologies
"...honest, raw and sometimes tender selections..."
-School Library Journal