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Micha Archer

Micha Archer ( wrote and illustrated the Caldecott Honor Book Wonder Walkers, as well as the Ezra Jack Keats Award winner Daniel Finds a Poem and its companions, What’s New, Daniel? and Daniel’s Good Day, and has also illustrated several other picture books, including Girl Running (by Annette Bay Pimentel). Micha works in inks and collage on paper she creates with homemade stamps and layered tissue paper. She comes from a long line of artists and teachers and taught for many years in a kindergarten. She lives in western Massachusetts in the house she and her husband built, surrounded by gardens and forests to roam in.


Book of the Week: Wonder Walkers

Micha Archer’s gorgeous, detailed collages give readers a fresh outlook on the splendors of nature. When two curious kids embark on a “wonder walk,” they let their imaginations soar as they look at the world in a whole new light. They have thought-provoking questions for everything they see: Is the sun the world’s light bulb? Is

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