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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gina Bellisario  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

A Prairie State native, Bellisario grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. She later moved to the west suburbs, where she taught high school English and journalism. She now lives in Park Ridge, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gina Bellisario is the author of fiction and nonfiction books for young readers. Her first picture book, ''The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois'', is part of The Twelve Days of Christmas in America series from Sterling Children's Books.

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