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Swimming in the bay
Making up songs
Baking muffins
The color green

Cindy Derby


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Cindy is an author-illustrator based out of San Francisco. In 2021 she received a Caldecott Honor for her art in the picture book Outside In by Deborah Underwood. The New York Times describes her work as "alive … mysterious, and wonderfully out of control." Her author-illustrator debut, How to Walk an Ant, was praised as "wonderfully offbeat" by Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast and was listed as one of School Library Journal's Top Funny Picture Books of 2019. Cindy's background is in puppetry, and she has performed all over the world.



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