Jen Arena


Jen Arena is lucky to have been surrounded by great children’s books her whole life. As a teenager, she worked at a children’s-only independent bookstore in Pennsylvania, and after graduating from college, she made her way to New York City, where she found a job in children’s book publishing, working as an editor for Putnam, Golden Books, and Random House. She’s now a full-time author and freelance editor and has written many books for kids, including Besos for Baby, 100 Snowmen, Lady Liberty’s Holiday, Marta Big and Small, and Sleep Tight Snow White. Jen lives in Tampa, Florida.

Most Popular Jen Arena Books

Marta! Big & Small book
spanish · opposites · animals
Marta! Big & Small
snow · winter · counting · math · numbers
100 Snowmen
Besos for Baby book
spanish · kisses · love · vocabulary · babies
Besos for Baby
America · famous places · home · travel · adventure · vacation · New York · journeys · immigration · leaving home
Lady Liberty's Holiday

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Most Recent Book

family · babies · diversity · bedtime · dance · spanish
Salsa Lullaby

Highest Rated Book

family · babies · diversity · bedtime · dance · spanish
Salsa Lullaby

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