Janet Lucy is an award winning children’s book author and poet. 
Janet received First Place in the Story Circle Network’s 2012 national women’s writing contest for her poem, “Adieu Solitude,” inspired by Pablo Neruda and Federico Lorca Garcia, and her mentor and comadre, Lorraine Mejia-Green. 
Her children’s book, The Three Sunflowers, illustrated by Colleen McCarthy-Evans, has been awarded the 2013 Preferred Choice Award for a Kid’s Storybook and the 2013 Seal of Excellence for an Educational Storybook by Creative Child Magazine. 

Grateful sunflowers Seal of Excellence

Santa Barbara Beautiful Children’s Book of the Year 2018 

The Three Sunflowers was selected as the Children’s Book of the Year by Santa Barbara Beautiful in conjunction with National Arbor Day.  We were honored at the Proclamation Ceremony at City Hall with our new mayor, Cathy Murillo, the City Council, and SBB Board of Directors. We are happy to have this healing storybook to offer our community and appreciate your recognition. 💝 🍃

Mermaid Dreams awarded Book of the Year 2020 from Creative Child Magazine 

mermaid dreams front cover with award

book of the year seal copy


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