Irene Marynowicz has devoted much of her life to helping children in need as a social worker. She has channeled this same generosity and compassion into her picture books. We’re delighted at The Children’s Book Review to highlight the work of authors, like Irene, who bring joy and wonder to their work. Listen in as we discuss Irene’s creative process, influences, and future projects.
Nicki Richesin: You dedicated Gwendolyn’s Nose to your children for planting the seeds for this story with their creative curiosity. How did you first come up with the idea for this book?