The Ice House

"A gentle and thoughtful story about the magic that can be found in resilience, art, and most of all, friendship.

A very prescient book that will surely speak to young readers struggling to make sense of the upside down events of the past year.

Genuine and heartwarming."

- Jasmine Warga,
Newbery Award Winning Author of

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Featured Press 

“Sherwood shows with gentleness and realism how happiness, creativity, and humor exist alongside tragedy and upheaval.”

- Kirkus Reviews


School Visits

I'm a former elementary school teacher and love doing school visits! 

I am currently booking visits for the 2022-2023 school year.  


Monica Sherwood is an author. Her debut novel, The Ice House, is available now.

She is also a designer, ux researcher, former teacher, and mom to Mungo the puppy. 

Get in touch

I'm always happy to hear from readers! You can contact me here.