Individual Author Record
Name: Jane Ruble HowardPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD Born: 1924 in Bloomington, Indiana Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJane Howard lived in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationJane R. Howard adapted the script for ''MARIA S LOOM'' from her story that appeared in ''HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN''. An award winning playwright, her plays and musicals for children include ''FRANK + MARIANNE'', ''DREAMZZZ'', and ''MARQUEE'', which was produced by Sierra Repertory theatre of Sonora, California. Her plays have been published by Bakers Plays and in ''PLAYS, THE DRAMA MAGAZINE FOR YOUNG PE''OPLE (collaboration). She is also the author of two picture books published by E. P. Dutton: ''WHEN I M SLEEPY'', a Children s Book-of-the-Month Club selection translated into eight languages, and ''WHEN I M HUNGRY'', anthologized by Scott Foresman.
*''Families, Berkley, 1980*''When I'm Hungry, Dutton Juvenile, 1992*''For My Lady’s Heart, Zebra, 1998*''When I'm Sleepy, Puffin, 2000*''Maria's Loom, Anchorage Press, 2007