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Meet Award Winning Author and Photographer, Sherry Roberts.

Sherry Roberts holds a Doctorate from the University of Louisville in curriculum and instruction. She has taught middle school through college in her 37 years of teaching. She has conducted technology camps and workshops for K-12 students, as well as teacher educational technology training.

Dr. Roberts began creating stories with her nephew and nieces. This grew to writing children's stories for others to read. Her love of dogs, particularly basset hounds and rescue dogs, led to her debut picture book, Twas the Night Before Christmas…A First for Gus (Young Dragon Press 2021) about a shelter pup named Gus. This debut book has won multiple awards, including the 2023 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award – Silver, Children’s. She is the author of two SEL picture books, Hello, Can I Bug You? and What’s Wrong with Barnaby? Hello, Can I Bug You? is also a multiple award winner. Another picture book looks at the relationship of a grandparent and grandchild when growing old affects the relationship, The Best Reading Buddy. Her love of nature and photography led to the picture books Sonnet, Sonnet, What's In Your Bonnet? (2023), and The Wetlands (2024). These two feature her photography as illustrations and are non-fiction STEM books. Sonnet, Sonnet, What’s In Your Bonnet? won First Place – Photography in the 2023 Purple Dragonfly Book Award, along with Honorable Mention in Non-Fiction-Children.

This award-winning author has completed her debut middle-grade book (February 2024), The Galaxy According to CeCe. This is part of a three-book middle-grade series. This series began as a nod to her life of moving around and the one truly unusual home her family once lived in. This is also a STEM-related book with the inclusion of astronomy as a background of CeCe's family. Book two, The Galaxy According to Cece: The Mysterious Dr. Pruitt, arrives on bookshelves in November 2024. Book three will be out in 2025.

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Find out what books are coming out for award-winning author Sherry Roberts.

Look for her newest picture book, What's Wrong With Barnaby?  Follow Barnaby as he tries to find a way to cure his sad feelings or the blues. This book is now available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble

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The author has a love for photography.

Her photography has won awards in local and regional photography competitions, as well as been featured in calendars and her upcoming picture book.

Here you can view her landscapes, florals, birds, and more. Hope you enjoy.

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Read blogs about the author's publishing and photography adventures. Plus, read from her Author Friends and comment for a chance to win her friends' latest books!

Photo Credit: Kristin Amaro


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