Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction Non-Fiction Born: in California Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWard moved to Edwardsville when she was nine years old. She still calls Edwardsville her home today.
Biographical and Professional InformationJennifer Ward is a naturalist and the author of numerous children’s books, all of which present nature to kids. Her books have been featured in magazines such as ''Ranger Rick'', ''Your Big Backyard'', ''Learning'', and ''ForeWord'', and she has been interviewed and featured on national television and local radio. A former elementary educator, Ward is a regular speaker at conferences and schools across the country, where she instills the importance of literacy and the wonders waiting to be discovered in the natural world.
'''Books for Adults:''' '''Books for Children:''' *''Because You Are My Baby'', Cooper Square Publishing, 2007 *''Feathers and Hair, What Animals Wear'', Beach Lane Books, 2017 *''Forest Bright, Forest Night'', Dawn Publications, 2005 *''I Love Dirt!: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature'', Roost Books, 2008 *''Let's Go Outside!: Outdoor Activities and Projects to Get You and Your Kids Closer to Nature'', Roost Books, 2009 *''Mama Built a Little Nest'', Beach Lane Books, 2014 *''Over in the Garden'', Cooper Square Publishing, 2002 *''Somewhere in the Ocean'', Cooper Square Publishing, 2000 - written with TJ Marsh *''The Busy Tree'', Two Lions, 2009 *''The Seed & the Giant Saguaro'', Cooper Square Publishing, 2003 *''The Sunhat'', Rio Chico, 2013 *''There Was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea'', Cooper Square Publishing, 2007 *''There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea'', Two Lions, 2011 *''There Was an Old Martian Who Swallowed the Moon'', Two Lions, 2015 *''There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog'', Two Lions, 2010 *''There Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider'', Two Lions, 2015 *''There Was an Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Fish,'' Two Lions, 2012 *''Way Out in the Desert'', Cooper Square Publishing, 2002 - written with TJ Marsh *''Way Up in the Arctic'', Cooper Square Publishing, 2007 *''What Will Grow'', Bloomsbury, 2017 *''What Will Hatch'', Bloomsbury, 2016 *''What Will Hatch?,'' Bloomsbury, 2013 *It's a Jungle Out There!: 52 Nature Adventures for City Kids, Roost Books, 2011