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Barbara M. Libby Biography

Personal, SidelightsAddresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings, Work in Progress

Agent—c/o Author Mail, Eclipse Press, 3101 Beaumont Centre Circle, Lexington, KY 40513.

South-Western Publishing Co., Cincinnati, OH, book designer, 1978-89; freelance book designer, 1989-2000; writer and illustrator, 1992—. Artist-in-residence, James E. Biggs Early Childhood Education Center, Covington, KY, 2000-01.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

National Press Club "bookfest" selection, and "top 10 youth sports books" citation, Booklist, both 2003, and second place citation for equine-related books, American Horse Publications, 2004, all for I Rode the Red Horse: Secretariat's Belmont Race.


Old Cat, Gramercy Press (New York, NY), 1993.

I Rode the Red Horse: Secretariat's Belmont Race, Eclipse Press (Lexington, KY), 2003.

A true story of the mascot of the China Marines in World War II, the Philippines; research on Jimmy Winkfield, the last African American jockey to win the Kentucky Derby.

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