Leslie Staub

Books by This Illustrator

Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation

Illustrated by: Leslie Staub
Age Level: 6-9

Danticat’s celebration of storytelling and the bond between mother and child is an empowering one. Saya, whose mother is being detained, writes a story inspired by her mother’s experience. When her father sends Saya’s story to a newspaper, she learns firsthand that one voice, one story, can make a difference.

Whoever You Are

By: Mem Fox
Illustrated by: Leslie Staub
Age Level: 3-6
People all over the world laugh and cry, live, and love even though they may look different or live differently. Straightforward text is complemented by illustrations that are reminiscent of folk art in this comfortable reminder that everyone has much in common.