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Jennifer A. Bell

JENNIFER A. BELL is an illustrator whose work can be found on greeting cards, magazines, and more than forty children’s books. She studied fine art at the Columbus College of Art and Design and spent many years designing seasonal giftware and greeting cards before becoming a children’s book illustrator. Some of her recent titles include The Adventures of Sophie Mouse (an early reader series from Simon and Schuster), Little Wing Learns to Fly (HarperCollins) and Safe in a Storm (Scholastic). After a few years of living in Toronto she recently moved back to Minnesota.

Her clients include: Simon and Schuster, HarperCollins, Scholastic, Penguin Random House, Little Bee Books, Capstone Press, Tanglewood Press, Annick Press, Highlights High Five, Holiday House, Sleeping Bear Press, American Greetings, and Great Arrow Graphics.

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Jennifer’s bookshelf:
The Adventures of Sophie Mouse (series, books 1-20)
Poppy Green
illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell | Little Simon | 2015-

The Best Gift for Bear
Jennifer A. Bell | Two Lions | 2022
★ “Bell crafts a peaceful and contemplative story, sweet without turning saccharine, in a gentle setting—soft gouache and colored pencil illustrations portray a cozy animalian and domestic realm featuring winningly frosted baked goods, while task-oriented lines (“Brick by brick, swirl by swirl”) hint at Hedgehog’s determination. This genuinely heartfelt, quietly moving friendship story emphasizes that ‘a day with a friend is the best gift of all.'”—Publisher’s Weekly starred review.
• A Country Living  50 Best Christmas Books for Kids That’ll Put Them in the Holiday Spirit selection

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