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Tara Sweeney is an award-winning artist, illustrator. She most recently co–illustrated and authored the book, A to Zåäö: Playing with History at the American Swedish Institute with her son, Nate Christopherson. More of an artist that an author/illustrator, Sweeney is professor emeritus at Augsburg University, where she taught drawing and painting for twenty-five years. You can find a gallery of her work on her website. She and Christopherson both live in Saint Paul.

Tara Sweeney, Children's Book Author & Illustrator
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This book takes the reader on a tour of the American Swedish Institute while teaching the Swedish alphabet to children. You can find this book in the giftshop of ASI and could use it as a tour guide the next time you visit.

Need Some Help With Pronunciation?

Tara has created this video with all the words from the book pronounced by a variety of people so you can practice getting it right.

More Books by Tara Sweeney

While much of Sweeny’s work geared toward adult, she also co-illustrated the book Henry the Boy by Molly Felder with her son.

Henry the Boy - Illustrated by Tara Sweeney
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She is author of Close to Home: A Minnesota Year in Sketches, a collection of illustrated creative nonfiction.

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