Author & Illustrator

Jill Howarth

Born in a tiny town in the hills of Pennsylvania, Jill Howarth always wanted to be an artist. She graduated from Penn State University with a degree in graphic design and entered the corporate design world. As a senior designer and then art director at Hasbro Toys, she occasionally embellished product packaging with fun little drawings. More requests for these illustrations came her way and before she knew it, she was doing more drawing and less layout design. After leaving corporate life to start a family, she began freelancing, pursuing her passion for hand lettering and illustrating for the children's market with clients such as American Greetings, Hallmark, Klutz, Penguin, Pottery Barn Teen, Scholastic, and more. Presently, she lives just west of Boston.

Most Recent Book
Search the Castle book

"About" from Quarto website

board Books

princesses · lift-the-flaps
Search the Castle
1-2-3, You Love Me book
calming reads for bedtime · love · parenting · valentines · moms · counting · numbers
1-2-3, You Love Me
Christmas · alphabet (abc's) · holidays
The ABCs of Christmas

picture Books

perseverance · inspired by classic literature · trains · hard work
You Can! Words of Wisdom From The Little Engine That Could
farm · making friends · animals · costume
Polly and Her Duck Costume


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