James Ransome

James Ransome has illustrated many picture books including the Coretta Scott King Award-winner The Creation, the Coretta Scott King Honor-winner Uncle Jed's Barbershop, and This is the Rope by Jaqueline Woodson. He lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with his wife. Visit James at

Most Recent Book
Be a King book

"About" from Bloomsbury Winter 2018 Catalog

picture Books

Be a King book
Be a King
This Is the Rope book
This Is the Rope
Visiting Day book
Visiting Day


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Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson
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