Montenegro, Laura Nyman

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MONTENEGRO, Laura Nyman. American, b. 1953. Genres: Children's fiction, Illustrations, Picture/board books. Career: New Mexico Arts Council, Santa Fe, artist in residence, 1982-85; National Louis University, Evanston, IL, adjunct professor of poetry, illustration, and bookmaking, 1987-88; Evanston Public Library, Evanston, children's services library assistant, graphic artist, storyteller, and muralist, 1988-95; Dr. Martin Luther King Experimental Laboratory School, Evanston, art teacher, 1998-99. Zapato Puppet Theatre, cofounder, 1982, performer and musician, 1982-; freelance artist and illustrator, 1990-. Publications: SELF-ILLUSTRATED FOR CHILDREN: One Stuck Drawer, 1991; Sweet Tooth, 1995; A Bird about to Sing, 2003. Address: 1700 Crain St, Evanston, IL 60202, U.S.A.