Billy Sharff

Billy Sharff is an author who writes picture books and poems for kids of all ages. He is the author of When Santa Came to Stay, illustrated by Eda Kaban (Dial Children’s Books, 2022) and Joan in the Cone, illustrated by Hala Tahboub (Dial Children’s Books, 2025). He received a commendation for the Caterpillar Poetry Prize in 2019, and lives with his wife and daughter in New Hampshire.


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