Author & Illustrator

Jessixa Bagley

Jessixa Bagley, author and illustrator of Laundry Day, Before I Leave, and Boats For Papa (winner of the 2016 SCBWI GoldenKite Award for best picture book text) and Aaron Bagley (illustrator of Rocking Fatherhood) have been drawing and writing together since they met in art school more than a decade ago. What started off as a courtship of doodling in sketchbooks and belching in lockers soon turned into a marriage of doodling in sketch books and belching with their son.

Most Recent Book
Henry and Bea book

About from Macmillan Winter 2018 Catalog

picture Books

Henry and Bea
Vincent Comes Home book
cats · home · boats
Vincent Comes Home
Before I Leave book
transitions · moving · change
Before I Leave
Boats for Papa book
bereavement · dads · the ocean · boats
Boats for Papa


Aaron Bagley
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