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Marieka Heinlen

Marieka Heinlen received her BFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She launched her career as an award-winning children’s book illustrator with Hands Are Not for Hitting and has illustrated all of the books in the Best Behavior® and Toddler Tools® series. Marieka focuses her work on books and other materials for children, teens, parents, and teachers. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband, son, and daughter.

Contact Marieka
Email
help4kids@freespirit.com
Website(s)
www.mariekadesign.com

BOOKS BY THIS ILLUSTRATOR

Bedtime

$7.95
Toddlers will look forward to bedtime with this cozy book of nighttime rituals.

Buy the Set: Best Behavior® Bilingual Board Book Series

$49.00
Now children and adults can enjoy these beloved books in English and Spanish. Simple words and delightful full-color illustrations guide children to choose peaceful, positive behaviors. These durable board books for ages baby–preschool include all of the children’s text along with a section for parents, teachers, and caregivers in both languages.

Buy the Set: Best Behavior® Bilingual Series

$43.00
Now children and adults can enjoy these beloved books in English and Spanish. Simple words and delightful full-color illustrations guide children to choose peaceful, positive behaviors. Each book in the series, for ages four to seven, includes a special section for parents and caregivers with ideas for discussion and activities.

Buy the Set: Best Behavior® Board Book Series

$70.00
Simple words and delightful full-color illustrations guide children to choose peaceful, positive behaviors. These durable board books for ages baby–preschool include helpful tips for parents and caregivers.

Buy the Set: Best Behavior® Series

$53.75
Simple words and delightful full-color illustrations guide children to choose peaceful, positive behaviors. Each book in the series, for ages four to seven, includes a special section for parents and caregivers with ideas for discussion and activities.

Buy the Set: Toddler Tools® Bilingual Series

$42.00
Warm in tone and adorable to look at, these special books help ease trying “times” in every toddler’s day. Now children and adults can enjoy these beloved books in English and Spanish.

Buy the Set: Toddler Tools® Series

$67.60
Warm in tone and adorable to look at, these special books help ease trying “times” in every toddler’s day.

Bye-Bye Time

$7.95
Toddlers learn that good-bye isn’t forever, it’s only for a while.

Bye-Bye Time / Momento de la despedida

$7.95
In both English and Spanish, toddlers learn that good-bye isn’t forever.

Calm-Down Time

$7.95
Unique book gives toddlers support in coping with meltdowns.

Calm-Down Time / Momento para calmarse

$7.95
An award-winning author-illustrator team offers a fresh look at the times and transitions all toddlers face daily, now in English-Spanish bilingual editions.

Clean-Up Time

$7.95
Come join these busy toddlers as they put each item in its place, make a neater space, and find time for more fun.

Clean-Up Time / Momento de arreglar

$7.95
In both English and Spanish, these busy toddlers put each item in its place, make a neater space, and find time for more fun.

Diapers Are Not Forever / Los pañales no son para siempre Board Book

$7.95
Classic potty training book from the award-winning Best Behavior series in an English-Spanish bilingual edition.

Diapers Are Not Forever Board Book

$7.95
Reassuring words and colorful art help ease the transition to becoming diaper-free.

Feet Are Not for Kicking / Los pies no son para patear Board Book

$7.95
Help children learn, in English and Spanish, to use their feet safely for fun and play.

Feet Are Not for Kicking Board Book

$7.95
Help children learn to use their feet safely for fun and play.

Germs Are Not for Sharing

$11.95
Help kids understand what germs are and why it’s so important to keep them from spreading.

Germs Are Not for Sharing / Los gérmenes no son para compartir

$11.95
In the English-Spanish bilingual edition, help kids understand what germs are and why it’s so important to keep them from spreading.

Germs Are Not for Sharing / Los gérmenes no son para compartir Board Book

$7.95
Teach little ones the basics of good health and hygiene in both English and Spanish.

Germs Are Not for Sharing Board Book

$7.95
Teach little ones the basics of good health and hygiene.

Hands Are Not for Hitting

$11.95
Help young children understand that violence is never okay and they can manage their anger and other strong feelings.

Hands Are Not for Hitting / Las manos no son para pegar

$11.95
In the English-Spanish bilingual edition, help young children understand that violence is never okay and they can manage their anger and other strong feelings.

Hands Are Not for Hitting / Las manos no son para pegar Board Book

$7.95
In English and Spanish, help little ones understand that violence is never okay and they can manage their anger and other strong feelings.

Hands Are Not for Hitting Board Book

$7.95
Help little ones understand that violence is never okay and they can manage their anger and other strong feelings.

Listening Time

$7.95
Appealing illustrations and gentle humor combine to foster good early listening skills.

Listening Time / Momento para escuchar

$7.95
Appealing illustrations and gentle humor combine in a bilingual English-Spanish edition to foster good early listening skills.

Manners Time

$7.95
Give toddlers a head start on manners, setting the stage for social skills that will last a lifetime.

Manners Time / Los buenos modales

$7.95
Give toddlers a head start on manners, setting the stage for social skills that will last a lifetime, with this bilingual English-Spanish edition.

Mealtime

$7.95
Guide little ones toward healthy eating and make time shared around the table pleasant for all with this bright and cheerful board book.

Naptime

$7.95
Open this book and get ready to close those sleepy eyes, snuggle up with a cuddly friend, and take a little break.

Noses Are Not for Picking Board Book

$7.95
Help put a stop to toddlers’ nose picking.

On-the-Go Time

$7.95
Help make errand time a fun, cooperative time.

Pacifiers Are Not Forever Board Book

$7.95
Help toddlers transition to giving up the pacifier and make it a positive experience for kids and grown-ups alike.

Sharing Time

$7.95
Offer toddlers simple choices (take turns, use it together, wait for another time) to make sharing easier, and show them where to turn for help when sharing is difficult.

Sharing Time / Tiempo para compartir

$7.95
In both English and Spanish, this book offers toddlers simple choices (take turns, use it together, wait for another time) to make sharing easier and shows them where to turn for help when sharing is difficult.

Tails Are Not for Pulling

$11.95
Teach kids that teasing animals isn’t nice, they can choose to be kind to animals, and it’s important to ask before touching someone’s pet.

Tails Are Not for Pulling Board Book

$7.95
Teach little ones why and how to be kind to animals and to ask before touching someone’s pet.

Teeth Are Not for Biting / Los dientes no son para morder Board Book

$7.95
In the English-Spanish bilingual edition, help prevent biting and teach little ones positive alternatives.

Teeth Are Not for Biting Board Book

$7.95
Help prevent biting and teach little ones positive alternatives.

Voices Are Not for Yelling

$11.95
Help stop the yelling and guide young children to use an “indoor voice.”

Voices Are Not for Yelling / La voz no es para gritar

$11.95
English-Spanish bilingual edition of a popular book helps young children stop the yelling and guides them to use an “indoor voice.”

Voices Are Not for Yelling / La voz no es para gritar Board Book

$7.95
English-Spanish bilingual edition of a popular board book helps young children stop the yelling and guides them to use an “indoor voice.”

Voices Are Not for Yelling Board Book

$7.95
Help little ones stop the yelling and guide them to use an “indoor voice.”

Words Are Not for Hurting

$11.95
Teach children that their words belong to them: they can think before they speak, then choose what to say.

Words Are Not for Hurting / Las palabras no son para lastimar

$11.95
The bilingual edition teaches children in both English and Spanish that their words belong to them: they can think before they speak, then choose what to say.

Words Are Not for Hurting / Las palabras no son para lastimar Board Book

$7.95
Guide children in both English and Spanish to use words that are kind and helpful instead of hurtful.

Words Are Not for Hurting Board Book

$7.95
Guide children to use words that are kind and helpful instead of hurtful.
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