After watching a nature documentary, a young girl believes she is part tiger, unleashing a new identity on friends and family.
After watching a nature documentary, Saira comes to believe that she is part tiger, a fact she is not at all ashamed to reveal to friends and family. When the children at school tell her she's wrong, she roars at them. At home she slinks from room to room, hunting and protecting her territory. Getting her fed and into bed is a challenge for mom until she reveals a shocking truth. She's a tiger, too! Every page is colorful, eye-popping collage, carefully handmade and capturing both the wild and sweet side of our tigress.
Kirsten Miller and Amanda Clayton grew up wild in the same mountain town. Now a New York Times bestselling author, Kirsten lives in New York, where she's written over a dozen middle grade and YA novels. Working with Amanda on their first picture book, TIGER!, was pure joy!
Amanda Clayton is an Appalachian Queer, lifelong artist, mom of six, and gatherer of animals. She grew up with the author, Kirsten Miller, in North Carolina, and currently lives in Richmond, Virginia. Her art is a vehicle for her love of her family, her community, and the world. She hates talking about herself and did not write this bio. TIGER! was inspired by her real daughter, Mya.