Shapiro, Michelle 1961-

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Shapiro, Michelle 1961-


Born 1961. Education: University of Florida, B.F.A.


Home—Santa Barbara, CA. Agent—Jane Feder, 305 E. 24th St., New York, NY 10010. E-mail—[email protected]


Illustrator. Ipso Facto Creative Group (graphic design firm), Santa Barbara, CA, owner.

Awards, Honors

Sydney Taylor Honor Award, 2007, for Rebecca's Journey Home by Brynn Olenberg Sugarman.


Brynn Olenberg Sugarman, Rebecca's Journey Home, Kar-Ben (Minneapolis, MN), 2006.

Steven Kroll, The Hanukkah Mice, Marshall Cavendish (New York, NY), 2008.

Jennifer A. Ericsson, A Piece of Chalk, Roaring Brook Press (New Milford, CT), 2007.

Sara Ellington and Stephanie Triplett, The Mommy Chronicles, Hay House (Carlsbad, CA), 2005.

Contributor of illustrations to periodicals.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Booklist, January 1, 2007, Hazel Rochman, review of Rebecca's Journey Home, p. 113; September 1, 2007, Gillian Engberg, review of A Piece of Chalk, p. 128.

Kirkus Reviews, August 1, 2007, review of A Piece of Chalk.

Publishers Weekly, August 28, 2006, review of Rebecca's Journey Home, p. 58.

School Library Journal, November, 2006, Lisa Silverman, review of Rebecca's Journey Home, p. 113.


Michelle Shapiro Home Page, (December 15, 2008).