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Storm! Cover art by Michael Hays ©2010

W. Nikola-Lisa lives in Chicago with his wife, sculptress Barbara Cooper, and his two daughters, Ylla and Larissa. He works with teachers in an interdisciplinary program and teaches literature at the undergraduate level at National-Louis University. Besides writing books for children, he has published professional articles on children's literature in the Lion and the Unicorn and the ChLA Quarterly. He is a past recipient of the Ezra Jack Keats Fellowship from the de Grummond Collection, University of Southern Mississippi, where he studied the image of the child in Keats's picture books.

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by W. Nikola-Lisa
illustrated by Michael Hays

Atheneum 1993

A storm moves in from the hills. Lightning flashes, thunder rumbles. A farmer and his children watch as it sweeps into the valley, surrounds them, and rushes off again.

Poetic word pictures and magnificent paintings bring to life the wonder of a summer storm.

Storm! art by Michael Hays ©2010