If You Were a Periodby Nicholas M. Healy
If you were a period, you would bring a sentence to a stop. You could go to school. You could study. You could ride. You could sing. What else could you do if you were a period?
Meet the Author
Nick Healy has written more than 20 children's books on a wide variety of topics, including sharks, bugs, motorcycle racing, and famous people such as Harriet Tubman and Billy the Kid. His biography of Muhammad Ali was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award in 2006.
Nick lives in Mankato, Minn., with his wife, two kids, and a retired show cat who likes to drink water from a coffee mug and sleep in the sunshine.
Sara Gray graduated with a BFA in illustration and design from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She has worked as a freelance illustrator for Picture Window Books, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, and Minnesota Parent Magazine.
The Word Fun series that Sara worked on with Picture Window Books won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award and the American Graphic Design Award.
Sara currently works at Manhattan Toy Company as a product designer for Manhattan Toy's doll, plush, and puppet lines. Her illustrations also appear on Manhattan Toy's packaging for their Cirque du Soleil product line.
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