Individual Author Record
Neva is a life long Illinois resident.
Biographical and Professional Information
Neva Swartz is a first-time author with Tommy the Timid Turtle. She drew on her experiences as a teacher in the Champaign, Illinois schools to create a book for shy children. She received a B.S. in Music Education in 1946, and an EdM in Educational Administration in 1967—both from the University of Illinois.
- Tommy The Timid Turtle, Mayhaven Publishing, 2004
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Tommy the Timid Turtle
Mayhaven Pub. 2004
Tommy the timid turtle doesn't make friends easily and won't come out of his shell--even after meeting Freddy Fox, Snappy Squirrel and other animals who want to play with him. Eventually Tommy discovers that emerging from his shell and having playful friends does not have to be scary. Tommy learns that he doesn't have to be timid anymore!