Shirin Yim Bridges


Shirin Yim Bridges wrote Ruby’s Wish (Chronicle Books 2002), a Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book and winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award; The Umbrella Queen (Greenwillow 2008), a TIME/CNN Top 10 Children’s Book; and Mary Wrightly, So Politely (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013), which earned starred reviews in Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and Shelf Awareness. She is also the Head Goose of Goosebottom Books, proud publishers of The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Dastardly Dames, named a Top 10 Nonfiction Series for Youth by ALA; The Thinking Girl’s Treasury of Real Princesses, a medalist at the 2011 IPPY Awards; and Horrible Hauntings, an IRA/CBC Children’s Choices winner.