Born: in Spring Grove, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Jim May was born and raised Spring Grove. He currently resides in Woodstock. Biography: Jim May is an author and storyteller. He is the founder of the Illinois Storytelling Festival. His stories have taken him across the United States and Europe. He received a 1989 Chicago Emmy award for a WTTW-channel 11 T.V. production of his original story, ''A Bell for Shorty''.
Jim May on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=jim+may
|Farm On Nippersink Creek (American Storytelling)
ISBN: 0874834198 OCLC: 29754439 August House 1995
|The Boo Baby Girl meets the ghost of Mable's Gable
ISBN: 9781624910333 OCLC: 942753462 Something of a quest story for the picture book set, this playful horror tale sets young protagonists against the Ghost of of Mable's Gable. In Jim May's version of a story from children's folklore, eighth grade boys swagger but fail, only to be followed by outdone by an unlikely heroine.
|The Boo Baby Girl meets the ghost of Mable's Gable /
ISBN: 1878925032 OCLC: 26701468 Brotherstone Publishers, Elgin, Ill. : 1992. A playful horror tale about a toddler who is not afraid of haunted houses or ghosts.