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Jeanette Winter (1939-) Biography

Awards, Honors, SidelightsPersonal, Career, Writings

Born 1939, in Chicago, IL; Education: Attended the Art Institute of Chicago; University of Iowa, B.F.A.

Author and illustrator.


(Reteller) Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, The Christmas Visitors, Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1968.

(Reteller) The Girl and the Moon Man: A Siberian Tale, Pantheon (New York, NY), 1984.

Come Out to Play, Knopf (New York, NY), 1986.

(Reteller) The Magic Ring (based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm), Knopf (New York, NY), 1987.

Follow the Drinking Gourd, Knopf (New York, NY), 1988.

Klara's New World, Knopf (New York, NY), 1992.

The Christmas Tree Ship, Philomel Books (New York, NY), 1994.

Cowboy Charlie: The Story of Charles M. Russell, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1995.

Josefina, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1996.

My Name Is Georgia, Silver Whistle (San Diego, CA), 1998.

Sebastian: A Book about Bach, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1999.

The House that Jack Built, Dial (New York, NY), 2000.

My Baby, Frances Foster Books (New York, NY), 2001.

Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World, Frances Foster Books (New York, NY), 2002.

Niño's Mask, Dial (New York, NY), 2003.

Beatrix: Various Episodes from the Life of Beatrix Potter, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux (New York, NY), 2003.

Elsina's Clouds, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux (New York, NY), 2004.

September Roses, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux (New York, NY), 2004.

Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 2004.

The Librarian of Basra, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 2004.


Ann Cameron, Harry (The Monster), Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1980.

Carol Greene, Hinny Winny Bunco, Harper & Row (New York, NY), 1982.

Hush Little Baby, Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1984.

Barbara Diamond Goldin, The World's Birthday: A Rosh Hashanah Story, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1990.

Jonah Winter, Diego (bilingual book), Spanish translation by Amy Prince, Knopf (New York, NY), 1991.

Ann Whitford Paul, Eight Hands Round: A Patchwork Alphabet, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1991.

Selma Lagerlöf, The Changeling (originally published in Swedish as Bortbytingen), translated by Susanna Stevens, Knopf (New York, NY), 1992.

Kathleen Hershey, Cotton Mill Town, Dutton (New York, NY), 1993.

Hanna Bandes, Sleepy River, Philomel (New York, NY), 1993.

Roni Schotter, A Fruit and Vegetable Man, Joy Street Books (Boston, MA), 1993.

Mary Lyn Ray, Shaker Boy, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1994.

Steve Sanfield, Snow, Philomel Books (New York, NY), 1995.

Tony Johnston, Day of the Dead, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1997.

Nancy Willard, The Tortilla Cat, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1998.

Hey Diddle Diddle, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1999.

Rock-a-Bye Baby, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1999.

Jonah Winter, Once Upon a Time in Chicago: The Story of Benny Goodman, Hyperion (New York, NY), 2000.

Jane Taylor, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Red Wagon Books (San Diego, CA), 2000.

The Itsy-Bitsy Spider, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2000.


Witch, Goblin, and Sometimes Ghost, Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1976.

More Witch, Goblin, and Ghost Stories, Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1978.

Witch, Goblin, and Ghost in the Haunted Woods, Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1981.

Witch, Goblin, and Ghost's Book of Things to Do, Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1982.

Witch, Goblin, and Ghost Are Back, Pantheon Books (New York, NY), 1985.

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