Andrea has published four new books for kids since 2020. Her latest is City Streets are for People, the third in the ThinkCities series about urban systems and sustainability. Her first fictional picture book, Barnaby, illustrated by Kass Reich (Owlkids) came out in 2021.

Streets follows on City of Water, illustrated by Katy Dockrill, and  A Forest in the City, illustrated by Pierre Pratt. Forest has been recognized with a Bank Street Best Books of the Year nod, as well as a Skipping Stones Honor Award. City of Water was recognized with a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard selection and was named among the TOP 10 books on sustainability by the ALA Sustainability Roundtable. Inspired by her research on urban water, Andrea wrote an essay for The Globe and Mail about walking the wild ravines of Toronto. Read it here.

The next book in the ThinkCities series, City of Neighbors, illustrated by Katy Dockrill, will be published in 2023.  To read more about Andrea’s work for young readers, visit



Andrea continues to produce essays and magazine articles (including this one about taking on handy-person duties at the family cottage). She’s also working on  a novel for adults, and a new young adult novel called All in Her Head  Follow here for her most recent news, reviews and articles.