Paul Mirocha has decades of experience as a visual designer for print and digital media. He has illustrated previous books by Barbara Kingsolver, including Small Wonder and Prodigal Summer and has illustrated numerous picture books as well, including Amazing Armadillos by Jennifer McKerley and The Bee Tree, by Diana Cohn and Steve Buchmann. He works as a designer and illustrator in Tucson where he lives with his family: wife Stina, son Leo, and two black cats, surrounded by the Sonoran Desert where coyotes howl.
The book takes us into the woods, meadows, and streams of an Appalachian forest where a girl and a coyote pup each have their first woodland adventures. Release date: Nov. 28, 2023. Pre-orders available now.