July 24, 2017

What a wonderful experience to be interviewed by Tom Grace, thriller author and architect and father of five (he knows picture books!).  Thank you to the host, Dean Karayanis, for the opportunity!  Check out the interview: Jeanne Walker Harvey – Maya Lin: Art...

July 19, 2017

Oh! I'm so honored that THE HORN BOOK just posted a *starred* review of MAYA LIN: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines.   

"In its early pages, this quiet and contemplative picture-book biography sets up artist-architect Maya Lin’s fascination with spaces, natural a...

May 8, 2017

"Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines

Jeanne Walker Harvey, illus. by Dow Phumiruk. Holt/Ottaviano,

$17.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-250-11249-1

Harvey (My Hands Sing the Blues) and debut illustrator Phumiruk recount the career of architect Maya Lin, using a textual and...

May 2, 2017

Today I'm celebrating with the amazing illustrator, DOW PHUMIRUK, the "Book Birthday", the launch day, of our new children's picture book biography MAYA LIN: ARTIST-ARCHITECT OF LIGHT AND LINES published by the truly wonderful CHRISTY OTTAVIANO BOOKS (Henry Holt).  And...

April 16, 2017

Waikiki Aquarium to Seal-A-Brate 113th Birthday

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Waikiki Aquarium

2777 Kalakaua Avenue

Waikiki Aquarium turned 113 on March 26th! To celebrate its 113th birthday, the Aquarium hosted a celebration!

Meet Author of Honey Girl, Jean...

April 15, 2017

I was so excited to be the first children's event at the *NEW* Book Passage in Sausalito! It was a wonderful event! Thank you to the amazing staff of Book Passage and to all who attended.  

Jeanne Harvey - Honey Girl (Sausalito store)

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 1...

March 14, 2017

What a lovely review:" Informative, important, and elegant."  I'm so pleased that The School Library Journal reviewed MAYA LIN: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines in their article, "Athletes, Activists, and Other Amazing Women" for Women’s History Month:

"Harvey, Jeann...

March 6, 2017

I was thrilled to read the Kirkus Review of MAYA LIN: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines, especially this line: "Overall, a fine celebration of a renowned woman artist."

"A concise biography introduces the Chinese-American artist and designer Maya Lin, best known for h...

February 15, 2017

Oh! I'm very excited to read the first review of MAYA LIN: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines, published in BOOKLIST and in particular the review stating that this book " "is an artful resource for dreamers of all ages." :

"In 1981, judges selected Maya Lin’s design fo...

August 17, 2016

Spring 2017 Children's Sneak Previews" 


"Christy Ottaviano Books finds three’s a crowd with Romeo, Juliet and Jim by Larry Schwarz and Iva-Marie Palmer, in which Jim threatens to destroy the romance of star-crossed lovers Rome...

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