* Nominated for the 2013 Pushcart Prize
The Sloths and I ($30 – Click to Purchase, ISBN: 978-1-937536-29-9, LCCN: 2013904133, 32pp, 30 illustrations, 8.5X11″): A girl grows tired of her suburban life and runs away to the Amazon jungle, where she meets a group of talking sloths and enjoys some intense relaxation and lots of fun. Has she found a new home or will her home call to her? This is a great book for kids, one full of fantastic descriptions and original artwork.
Anna Faktorovich is an English professor, poet, illustrator and book publisher. She has traveled to Italy, Israel, Ukraine, China, Canada, and all over the U.S. in her search for amazing creatures and adventures. She did over 28 illustrations for this book.