Books by Joyce Sidman


Joyce Sidman is the author of The Girl who Drew Butterflies (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), which received the Sibert Medal, as well as Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a Newbery Honor Book. Her other books include Swirl by Swirl, Winter Bees, and Before Morning (all Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

For her acclaimed body of work, she has received the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. When not writing, Joyce enjoys exploring the woods near her home in Wayzata, Minnesota. Visit Joyce's website at


Swirl by Swirl Board Book: Spirals in Nature

Joyce Sidman and Beth Krommes


Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems

Joyce Sidman and Beckie Prange


Hello, Earth!: Poems to Our Planet

Joyce Sidman and Miren Asiain Lora


Dear Treefrog

Joyce Sidman and Diana Sudyka



Joyce Sidman and Taeeun Yoo


We Are Branches

Joyce Sidman and Beth Krommes