Marsha Diane Arnold has been called a “born storyteller” by the media. She is remembered in her hometown of Sebastopol, California as the popular, award-winning newspaper columnist of “homegrown treasures” from 1985 to 1995. She has authored eleven picture books ranging from the soulful Ridgway award winner, HEART OF A TIGER, to the Smithsonian Notable PUMPKIN RUNNER, based on a real event, to the uproarious starred review ROAR OF A SNORE. Currently, she is working on a chapter book as well as a picture book about the Galapagos Islands.
Marsha travels nationally and internationally as a speaker and writing workshop leader for schools and conferences. She has taught aspiring authors for nine years, privately, with the Institute of Children’s Literature, and online with Mediabistro.com. In 2008 Marsha was honored to be the only children’s author ever invited by the Sequoia Parks Foundation to be part of their “Artists in the Back Country” program. You may visit Marsha at www.marshadianearnold.com or at her blog, www.storymagician.blogspot.com.
Member since 1986
Region: California: San Francisco North and East Bay
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