Individual Author Record
Name: Leone Castell AndersonPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD Fiction & Poetry Born: Los Angeles, California Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLeone lives in Stockton, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationLeone Castell Anderson is a former copywriter, book store owner and librarian. She is the author of several picture books, which include: ''Moving Day'', ''My Own Grandpa'' and ''The Wonderful Shrinking Shirt''. ''Sean's War'' and ''Sean's Quest'' are middle-grade historical novels set in the 1832 era of the Black Hawk War. The cover illustrations for both of these books were created by Leone's husband, J. Eric, a watercolor artist. She also has written many magazine stories that have appeared in ''Highlights for Children'' and ''Cricket Magazine'', some of which have been reprinted in textbooks.
*''It's O.K. to cry (Handling difficult times)'', Children's Press, 1979*''Learning About Towers and Dungeons'', The Child's World, 1982*''The Wonderful Shrinking Shirt'', Albert Whitman, 1983*''My Friend Next Door'', Scripture Press, 1983*''The Good-By Day'', Golden Books, 1984*''Christmas Handbook'', Child`s World, 1984*''Surprise at Muddy Creek'', Scripture Press, 1984*''My Own Grandpa'', Golden Books, 1987*''Moving Day (A reprint of The Good-By Day)'', Golden Books, 1987*''How come You`re So Shy?'', Golden Books, 1987*''Sean`s War'', ShadowPlay Press, 1998*''Sean`s Quest'', ShadowPlay Press, 2002