Individual Author Record
Name: Esther HershenhornPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD C:YA Born: 1945, in Philadelphia, Pennsylania Sites:
Illinois ConnectionEsther teaches at an artists residency program, at Chicago's Newberry Library, and at the University of Chicago's Writer's Studio. Before she taught writers, she was an elementary school teacher in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationEsther Hershenhorn specializes in picture books and middle grade fiction. She coaches writers and teaches courses on writing for children at the University of Chicago's Writers's Studio and Chicago's Newberry Library. Hershenhorn also serves on the board of advisers of the Society of Children's Book Wirters and Illustrators. Her book ''The Confe$$ion$ and $ecret$ of Howard J. Fingerhut'' was a 2004-2005 Crown Award Nominee.
*''There Goes Lowell's Party, Holiday House, 1998*''Illinois, Fun Facts and Games'', GHB Publishers, 2000*''I is for Illinois'', GHB Publishers, 2001*''The Confe$$ion$ and $ecret$ of Howard J. Fingerhut'', Holiday House, 2002*''Chicken Soup by Heart'', Simon & Schuster, 2002*''Fancy That'', Holiday House, 2003*''Harley Hippo & the Crane Game'', Loucks-Christenson Publishing, 2008*''S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet'', Sleeping Bear Press, 2009*''Little Illinois'', Sleeping Bear Press, 2011*''Txtng Mama Txtng Baby'', Sleeping Bear Press, 2013