Edwin Fotheringham

Books by This Illustrator

Mermaid Queen

Illustrated by: Edwin Fotheringham
Age Level: 6-9
Not only did Annette Kellerman learn to walk better when her father taught her how to swim, she learned to make waves! Women weren’t athletes in the early 20th century, but this Australian woman not only attempted swimming the English Channel, she invented water ballet and the modern bathing suit for women. Splashy illustrations combine with an engaging narration in this unusual look at a fabulous female.

The Extraordinary Mark Twain

Illustrated by: Edwin Fotheringham
Age Level: 6-9
Mark Twain's daughter, Susy, writes a journal to set the record straight about her famous writer father. Cleverly formatted as a book within a book, illustrations, journal, and narration (in Susy's voice) present a readable, engaging, and documented look at the writer and his family.

Those Rebels, John & Tom

Illustrated by: Edwin Fotheringham
Age Level: 6-9
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were very different in everything from appearance to what they liked to do. But they agreed on one thing: King George of England was a tyrant! This lighter look at American history is factual and informative and may be just the introduction to Independence Day as well as two of its key figures.