An experienced art educator and award-winning author of children’s art activity books, Judy Press stimulates parents and children alike. Selling over a million copies, her fifteen books encourage children’s creativity through original, age-appropriate arts and crafts activities made with readily available materials.
Ranging from the BIG FUN CRAFT BOOK-Creative Fun for 2- 6- Year Olds to THE KIDS NATURAL HISTORY BOOK-Making Dinos, Fossils, Mammoths & More!, Judy’s books are “…truly creative art experiences…” (School Library Journal). They are recipients of numerous awards, including the Parents’ Choice Honor Award and the Parent’s Guide Children’s Media Award, in addition to being the Children’s Book of the Month Club ‘Main Selection.’
Judy holds a Masters in Art Education from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education from Syracuse University. She lives with her family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Parent’s Guide Classic Award
LifeWorks Magazine Real Life Award
1996 Parents’ Choice Honor Award
1998 Early Childhood News Directors’ Choice Award
1998 Parent’s Guide Children’s Media Award
1999 Parents’ Choice Honor Award
2002 Parents’ Choice Recommended
2003 ForeWord Book of the Year Award