Illustrator Henry Cole

Henry Cole was a beloved elementary science and math teacher for many years before turning to the world of children’s publishing. Since then, he has helped create over 120 books for children, including Persnickety’s A Teeny Tiny Halloween by Lauren L. Wohl, Jack’s Garden, A Nest for Celeste, Big Bug, The Somewhat True Adventures of Sammy Shine, Brambleheart, Spot, the Cat, Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad, And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, and the Little Bo books written by Julie Andrews Edwards. Between working on books and traveling the country speaking to school audiences, he spends his time in his home state of Virginia.

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