Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Spotlight on Marni McGee and Jason Cockcroft

About the author and illustrator of A Song in Bethlehem

Marni McGee grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and when she had her own children, she began writing children’s books mainly for their own enjoyment. She soon however, made a career out of it and has published over 11 books with more to come. In addition to A Song in Bethlehem, Marni has written picture books such as While Angels Watch and Forest Child and nonfiction books, including The Ancient Roman World .

Jason Cockcroft lives in Yorkshire, England and has illustrated a number of children’s books including The Christmas Tree Fairy and Daddy's Lullaby. He also illustrated the original British versions of the last three Harry Potter book jackets.

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