Jennifer grew up in New York City where she was active in dance and theater as a child. She studied art and design, worked for Andy Warhol at “The Factory,” and became an advertising copywriter, winning many awards. She and her artist husband, designed a sailboat which they sailed from Maine to the Bahamas. They now spend summers aboard, cruising Penobscot Bay and beyond. Jennifer was a long-time contributing writer for Nick Jr. Magazine, and now writes about our amazing universe and the people who explore it. She lives in the rolling hills of Columbia County NY.
About Jennifer's books...
~ MANFISH: A STORY OF JACQUES COUSTEAU, illustrated by Eric Puybaret, published by Chronicle, is in its 3rd printing and being translated into its 5th language. Happily, it has been winning many awards and honors.
~ CALVIN CAN'T FLY: THE STORY OF A BOOKWORM BIRDIE, illustrated by Keith Bendis, published by Sterling, came out September 2010 and sold so nicely its second printing was scheduled in less than two months!
~ THE BOY WHO RODE ON A BEAM OF LIGHT: THE STORY OF ALBERT EINSTEIN, illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky, published by Chronicle, will be out in 2012.
~ UNDER BLANKETS OF STARS, is an animal bedtime journey traveling west round the world with the night, discovering animals in the wilds of nature sleeping under the dome of the starry sky. It is written in lyrical, rhyming verse. Published by Sterling, scheduled for 2012.
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Region: New York: Eastern Upstate
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