About the Artists
Our sincere thanks to the following authors and illustrators for creating e-cards for LD OnLine!
LD OnLine would like to thank Arron, a 15-year old artist who submitted artwork to the LD OnLine Kid's Art Gallery. Enjoy these other pictures from Arron:
Visit the other pictures in the Kid's Art Gallery to see more.
Denise Brunkus is a prominent picture-book illustrator with more than 60 books to her credit, including her most recent: Read All About It! written by Mrs. Laura Bush and Jenna Bush. She is well-known for the bestselling Junie B. Jones series, as well as Charlie Hits It Big and Chocolatina. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and lots and lots of books.
About the authors of Read All About It!
Laura Bush has always been passionate about reading. An Honorary Ambassador for the UN Literary Decade, she hosted the first-ever White House Conference on Global Literacy in 2006 to encourage international cooperation and build free societies through literacy. In 2001 she joined with the Library of Congress to launch the first National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. As first lady of Texas, Mrs. Bush founded the statewide Texas Book Festival in 1995. She taught in Dallas, Houston, and Austin public schools.
Jenna Bush share's her mother's love of reading and teaching. Jenna taught elementary school in Washington, D.C. after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004 with a degree in English. She has also written articles for CosmoGIRL! and the New York Times. Her first book, #1 New York Times bestselling Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope, is based on her work with UNICEF.
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