Introducing…Picture Book Debut Author Linda Vander Heyden

Linda Vander Heyden photo b & w.jpgLinda Vander Heyden in three scenes:

  1. She is the 2016 picture book debut author of MR. MCGINTY’S MONARCHS, illustrated by Eileen Ryan Ewen and published by Sleeping Bear Press, about Mr. McGinty and his dog Sophie, who while walking one day, discover all the milkweed in town has been mowed down! Mr. McGinty knows monarch caterpillars need milkweed to survive. He and Sophie must come up with a plan to save the monarchs!
  2. MR. MCGINTY’S MONARCHS has themes of friendship, environmentalism and teamwork.
  3. Linda has always loved nature and, as a child, spent many summers at her family’s cottage, captivated by frogs and butterflies. She hopes MR. MCGINTY’S MONARCHS will inspire others to protect and save these remarkable butterflies. Linda lives in Wisconsin with her husband, two dogs, two cats, and two horses.


Find Linda on her website or on Facebook. MR. MCGINTY’S MONARCHS will be available February 1, 2016, wherever books are sold.


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