About Shira

Shira Boss is a writer who lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, three blocks from Central Park. Up In The Leaves is her second book. Learn more about her and how she met Bob Redman…

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About Up In The Leaves

How does a child growing up in the big city escape the crowds?
Bob Redman took refuge up in the trees of Central Park. The treehouses he built there are part New York City legend, part every child’s dream of secret spots and magical hideaways…

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School Visits

Nature, Science, Stories! Students love meeting Shira’s squirrel puppet and learning more about Bob and making a picture book. Contact Shira now to book your classroom visit!

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