Books by Joan MacPhail Knight

Joan MacPhail Knight lives in New York with her husband. Melissa Sweet has illustrated over thirty children's books. Every year she takes a trip to collect images for her beautiful collages. She lives in Maine.


CHARLOTTE IN LONDON by Joan MacPhail Knight
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"A terrific choice for readers with an interest in art history, this is a strong, appealing story on its own. (artwork credits, biographical notes, author's note) (Fiction. 8-12)"
It's 1895, and Charlotte, formerly of Boston, is leaving Giverny, France, where her father studies painting with Monsieur Monet, for London, where her mother hopes to model for John Singer Sargent. Read full book review >
CHARLOTTE IN NEW YORK by Joan MacPhail Knight
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Brief biographies of all the real artists and patrons are appended. (illustration credits, author's note) (Fiction. 8-12)"
This author-illustrator pair successfully continues the conceit of the child of a fictional 19th-century American painter living in Giverny, in Paris and now in New York. Read full book review >
CHARLOTTE IN GIVERNY by Joan MacPhail Knight
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"Credits for the reproductions, brief biographical sketches of all the artists, and an author's note are appended. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
A fictional diary captures the Giverny of 1892 through the eyes of its little-girl owner, in this charmingly constructed conceit. Read full book review >