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Anita (Anita Louise) Riggio (1952-) Biography

Personal, Career, Awards, Honors, SidelightsAddresses, Member, Writings

Agent—Kirchoff/Wohlberg, 866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 525, New York, NY 10017.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (member of New England regional advisory board, 1990-92; New England regional coordinator, 1992-1997).


Wake Up, William!, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1987.

Gert & Frieda, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1990.

A Moon in My Teacup, Boyds Mills Press (Honesdale, PA), 1993.

(Reteller) Beware the Brindlebeast, Boyds Mills Press (Honesdale, PA), 1994.

Secret Signs: Along the Underground Railroad, Boyds Mills Press (Honesdale, PA), 1997.

Smack Dab in the Middle, Putnam (New York, NY), 2002.


Margery Facklam, I Go to Sleep, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1987.

Margery Facklam, I Eat Dinner, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1987.

Julie Madeline Schmidt, The Apartment House, Abingdon Press (Nashville, TN), 1988.

Elizabet McHugh, Beethoven's Cat, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1988.

Elizabet McHugh, Wiggie Wins the West, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1989.

Jamie Gilson, Hobie Hanson, Greatest Hero of the Mall, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books (New York, NY), 1989.

Karen Waggoner, Dad Gummit and Ma Foot, Orchard Books (New York, NY), 1990.

Michelle Dionetti, Coal Mine Peaches, Orchard Books (New York, NY), 1991.

Bonnie Pryor, Jumping Jenny, Morrow Junior Books (New York, NY), 1992.

(As Anita Louise) Colleen Van Blaricom, editor, Easter Crafts, Boyds Mills Press (Honesdale, PA), 1992.

(As Anita Louise) Colleen Van Blaricom, editor, Christmas Crafts, Boyds Mills Press (Honesdale, PA), 1992.

Virginia Haviland, reteller, Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Norway, Beech Tree Books (New York, NY), 1995.

Peggy Deitz Shea, The Whispering Cloth: A Refugee's Story, Boyds Mills Press (Honesdale, PA), 1995.

Marty Rhodes Figley, Lydia, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (Grand Rapids, MI), 1998.

Marty Rhodes Figley, Noah's Wife, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (Grand Rapids, MI), 1998.

Contributor to publications such as Resources for Early Childhood, edited by Hannah Nuba, Michaelson Searson, and Deborah Sheiman, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1998.

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