Andrea Zuill

If you’re looking for something sweet, look no farther than an afternoon with Andrea Zuill, author of WOLF CAMP, and her newest picture book, SWEETY. SWEETY is the story of a naked mole rat who feels awkward and different from her peers. With some help, Sweety comes to love herself and all the qualities that make her unique. It’s a message and an event that’ll resonate with anyone still learning to embrace who they really are. After her discussion, Andrea will sign copies of her books.

From the author of WOLF CAMP comes the story of a charming, mushroom-loving, headgear-wearing, totally awkward naked mole rat who is looking for like-minded peeps.

Sweety is awkward, even for a naked mole rat. She has protruding front teeth, thick glasses, and some very unusual hobbies, including interpretive dance and fungus identification. She’s intense and passionate—and her peers don’t always get her. But surely there are other mushroom lovers out there? As Sweety sets out to find them, she comes to realize—with a little help from her cool Aunt Ruth—that being Sweety is actually pretty awesome. With heart and humor and a whole lot of charm, Andrea Zuill delivers a story about learning to embrace everything that makes you you—and that’s something many kids are going to relate to.

Andrea Zuill is the author-illustrator of WOLF CAMP, a finalist for the Children’s Choice Award. In a starred review, Kirkus said the book “will delight more than dog lovers.” She is also the author-illustrator of DANCE IS FOR EVERYONE and MARIGOLD & DAISY. Her work has been exhibited in galleries in California, Texas, and New York, including the San Diego Museum of Art and the Brand Library gallery, where she won the Disney Imagineering Award. Visit her at or follow her on Twitter at @AndreaZuill.

Event date: 
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
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An Unlikely Story (Second Story)
Sweety Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525580003
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 26th, 2019

Wolf Camp Cover Image
By Andrea Zuill, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780553509120
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Schwartz & Wade - May 3rd, 2016

Dance Is for Everyone Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454921141
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Sterling Children's Books - April 4th, 2017

Marigold & Daisy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454922933
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Sterling Children's Books - February 6th, 2018

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Business Pig Cover Image
ISBN: 9781454926849
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 4th, 2018

Signed Copies

Can't make it to an event? We're always happy to set a signed copy aside for you or put one in the mail. Just add the book to your cart, and in the comments section, let us know that you want a signed copy, and tell us if you'd like the author to personalize the inscription (when available). If you would like it personalized, be sure to place your order at least 24 hours before the event. Personalized books must be paid for in advance.

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