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Janet Stevens (1953-) Biography - Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Personal, Career, Writings, Adaptations

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Born 1953, in Dallas, TX; Education: University of Colorado, B.F.A., 1975. Hobbies and other interests: Mountain biking, camping, hiking, skiing.


Children's book illustrator and writer, 1979—. Has worked in advertising, textile design, and architectural illustration.


SELF-ILLUSTRATED


From Pictures to Words: A Book about Making a Book, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1995.

(With sister, Susan Stevens Crummel) Shoe Town, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1999.

(With sister, Susan Stevens Crummel) Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1999.

(With sister, Susan Stevens Crummel) My Big Dog, Random House (New York, NY), 1999.

(With sister, Susan Stevens Crummel) And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2001.

(With sister, Susan Stevens Crummel) Jackalope, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2003.





RETELLER; SELF-ILLUSTRATED


Animal Fair, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1981.

Hans Christian Andersen, The Princess and the Pea, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1982.

Aesop, The Tortoise and the Hare, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1984.

Hans Christian Andersen, The Emperor's New Clothes, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1985.

The House That Jack Built: A Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1985.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1986.

Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1987.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1987.

Hans Christian Andersen, It's Perfectly True, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1988.

Aesop, Androcles and the Lion, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1989.

How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1990.

Jakob Ludwig and Wilhelm Karl Grimm, The Bremen Town Musicians, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1992.

Coyote Steals the Blanket: An Ute Tale, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1993.

Tops and Bottoms, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1995.

Old Bag of Bones: A Coyote Tale, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1996.


ILLUSTRATOR


Myra Cohen Livingston, editor, Callooh! Callay! Holiday Poems for Young Readers, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1978.

Marjorie Sharmat, Twitchell the Wishful, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1981.

Marjorie Sharmat, Lucretia the Unbearable, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1981.

Ida Lutrell, Not Like That, Armadillo, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1982.

Steven Kroll, The Big Bunny and the Easter Eggs, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1982.

Edward Lear, The Owl and the Pussycat, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1983.

Marjorie Sharmat, Sasha the Silly, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1984.

Sheila Turnage, Trout the Magnificent, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1984.

Arnold Adolf, The Cabbages Are Chasing the Rabbits, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1985.

Paul Levitt and others, The Weighty Word Book, Book-makers Guild/University of Colorado Foundation (Longmont, CO), 1985.

Steven Kroll, The Big Bunny and the Magic Show, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1986.

Squire D. Rushnell, Little David's Adventures, Word (Waco, TX), 1986.

Eric Kimmel, reteller, Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1988.

Edward Lear, The Quangle Wangle's Hat, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1988.

Brent Ashabranner, I'm in the Zoo, Too, Dutton (New York, NY), 1989.

Barbara Shook Hazen, Wally, the Worry-Warthog, Clarion Books (Boston, MA), 1990.

Eric Kimmel, Nanny Goat and the Seven Little Kids, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1990.

Polly Robertus, The Dog Who Had Kittens, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1991.

Eric Kimmel, reteller, Anansi Goes Fishing, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1992.

Margery Cuyler, Buddy Bear and the Bad Guys, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1993.

Eric Kimmel, reteller, Anansi and the Talking Melon, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1995.

Kathryn Lasky, The Gates of the Wind, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1995.

Anne Miranda, To Market, to Market, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1997.

Susan Stevens Crummel, Tumbleweed Stew, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2000.

Eric Kimmel, reteller, Anansi and the Magic Stick, Holiday House (New York, NY), 2001.

Coleen Salley, Epossumondas, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2002.

Susan Stevens Crummel, Plaidypus Lost, Holiday House (New York, NY), 2004.

Coleen Salley, Why Epossumondas Has No Hair on His Tail, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 2004.


The Tortoise and the Hare was narrated by Gilda Radner and televised on Reading Rainbow, Public Broadcasting System, 1985.


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