Individual Author Record
Name: Carolyn LesserPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD C:YA Born: 1939 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLesser lived in Quincy.
Biographical and Professional InformationCarolyn Lesser is an author, poet, essayist, educator, explorer, fiber artist and photographer. As an author, she has published eight natural science books for children. Her research has taken her from the Arctic to the Antarctic, in the desert and wetlands. As an artist and designer, she has been commissioned to create liturgical and secular fiber art for churches, schools, office buildings and hospitals in the United States and South America. She also creates ceramic sculptures. Her photography includes color-saturated nature and abstracts; landscapes, portraits, nautical scenes, and fine art travel photographs. A teacher of all ages, Lesser helps others to write clearly and speak confidently. Her goal is to liberate the creative, curious, unique genius within. Lesser currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri.
*''The Goodnight Circle'', Harcourt, 1984*''The Knees Knock Again'', Oakwood Press, 1991*''Flamingo Knees'', Oakwood Press, 1991*''Dig Hole, Soft Mole'', Harcourt, 1996*''Great Crystal Bear'', Harcourt, 1996*''Storm on the Desert'', Harcourt, 1997*''Spots: Counting Creatures from Sky to Sea'', Harcourt, 1999 - written with*''What a Wonderful Day to Be a Cow'', Random House, 1999*''Explorerâ€™s Journal'', CL Creative Press, 2001*''The Doctor Bones Discovererâ€™s Journal'', Dr. Bones Education, 2002*''Great Polar Bear'', Seagrass Press, 2018 - originally published as ''The Great Crystal Bear''