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Author Meeg Pincus

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Meeg's Bio

Meeg Pincus (she/her) is the author of nonfiction picture books about “solutionaries” who help people, animals, and the planet—including Winged Wonders, Cougar Crossing, Ocean Soup, Miep and the Most Famous Diary, Make Way for Animals!, So Much More to Helen!, and Door by Door. Her books have received numerous awards (The Cook Prize, Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award, and Golden Kite, Eureka!, and Green Earth Books Honor Awards), starred reviews (Kirkus, Booklist, School Library Journal), and spots on best book lists (NCTE, NSTA, Bank Street College, Kirkus, A Mighty Girl & more).

Meeg is a long-time nonfiction writer/editor (from newspapers/magazines to books), educator (from university/elementary classrooms to online workshops), and diverse books advocate.

She lives with her family in Southern California and can be found online at

Meeg's Books' Honors

  • The Cook Prize 

  • The Golden Kite Nonfiction Award Honor

  • The Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award

  • The Eureka! Nonfiction Award Honor 

  • The Green Earth Books Award Honor  

  • The Children's Literature Council of Southern California Distinguished Nonfiction Picture Book Award

  • An NSTA Best STEM Book

  • An NCTE Notable Book

  • A Kirkus Best Picture Book of the Year

  • A Mighty Girl Best Children's Book of the Year

  • A Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year 

  • KirkusSchool Library Journal & Booklist Starred Reviews

  • AAAS/Subaru Children's Science Picture Book Award Top-4 Finalist

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection

  • A Texas Topaz Nonfiction Gems Unanimous Selection

  • A Capital Choices Noteworthy Book

  • A Jewish Book Council Highly Recommended Book

  • Cybils Awards Elementary Nonfiction Top-7 Finalist

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