Castaldo, Nancy

Nancy Castaldo has written books about our planet for over 20 years and received numerous awards and accolades. Her recent book BACK FROM THE BRINK: Saving Animals from Extinction has garnered starred reviews, a Eureka Award for Nonfiction honor, Sigurd Olsen Nature Writing honor, and is on state lists. Her recent titles include a biography of Ada Lovelace, a picture book about farms, and a middle grade/YA book about water issues facing our planet. Nancy believes that we all have the ability to make a difference and instills that theme in her books. www.nancycastaldo.com @NCastaldoAuthor

Green Earth Book Award
SCBWI Crystal Kite Award
NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book
Eureeka Silver Honor
Sigurd Olsen Nature Writing Honor
Nerdy Book Club Award
Multiple stars and state lists

3 Fun Facts

1. I’ve held a koala.
2. I’ve climbed into the shell of a Galapagos tortoise.
3. I’ve talked with a bonobo