Marion Dane Bauer
Marion Dane Bauer was born in Oglesby, Illinois, and currently resides in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. She is the author of more than 100 books, which range from board books, picture books, and early readers--both fiction and non-fiction--to novels for middle grade and youg adults. Her books on writing are used by both young writers and adults.
She has won numerous awards, including an American Library Association Newbery Honor Award for her novel On My Honor. Her most recent publications are the picture books Winter Dance, illustrated by Richard Jones, published by HMH, and The Stuff of Stars, illustrated by Ekua Holmes, published by Candlewick.
Marion was one of the founding faculty and the first Faculty Chair for the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. Her books have been published in more than a dozen languages.