Jane Yolen has received many awards for her writing, including the Regina Medal, the Society of Children's Book Writers Award, the Christopher Medal, the John Burroughs Young Readers Award, and the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota for the body of her work. She lives in St. Andrews, Scotland, and Hatfield, Massachusetts. Jason Stemple is a freelance photographer who provided the photographs for An Egret's Day and A Mirror to Nature by Jane Yolen. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina.
"Splendid photographs. . . . This is a welcome companion to A Mirror to Nature and An Egret's Day (both 2009)." --Kirkus Reviews "Breathtaking." --Shelf Awareness "[A] well crafted book useful at many grade levels. Haiku, free verse, and rhyming couplets will delight readers of all ages." --Library Media Connection