Emily Winfield Martin



Emily Winfield Martin makes paintings, books, and other things. She is the author and illustrator of Day Dreamers (forthcoming, 2014), Dream Animals (2013), Oddfellow's Orphanage (2012) and The Black Apple's Paper Doll Primer (2010). When she was small, she spent every moment drawing, reading, dressing rabbits in fancy clothes, and having many peculiar daydreams. When she grew up, she began to illustrate those peculiar daydreams, and after college, she created a cottage industry called The Black Apple, which sells all manner of art and etceteras.

She works in a tiny nook of a studio filled with old children's books, wind-up toys, and stacks of fabric. Her work is inspired by fairy tales, music, myths, carnivals, children's books from the lat

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Once, There Were Two Sisters

That's how their tale begins...and now they are in the world!

Snow & Rose is released today, both in print *and* in audiobook.


There are a few lines from a favorite song that stuck with me through the years I was working on this:

"Out of sorrow, entire worlds have been built / Out of longing, great wonders have been willed"

Because the ingredients for this story were this: an old so

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The Wonderful Things You Wi...

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Snow & Rose

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Dream Animals: A Bedtime Jo...

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Day Dreamers: A Journey of ...

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Oddfellow's Orphanage

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The Littlest Family's Big Day

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The Black Apple's Paper Dol...

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The Imaginaries: Little Scr...

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Emily Winfield Martin's Dre...

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“To find out what a story's really about,' the Librarian said, 'you don't ask the writer. You ask the reader.”
Emily Winfield Martin, Snow & Rose

“This is the first time there has ever been a you, so I wonder what wonderful things you will do.”
Emily Winfield Martin, The Wonderful Things You Will Be

“Snow and Rose didn't know that they were living in a fairy tale--people never do.”
Emily Winfield Martin, Snow & Rose

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