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Julie Fortenberry

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Biography

Julie Fortenberry has an MFA from Hunter College. Her abstract paintings have been in the Whitney Museum of American Art. But for the last 16 years she’s been painting for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Her first illustrations were for High Five and Ladybug magazines. She illustrated Eve Bunting’s Pirate Boy, and a series of Sydney Taylor Notable books by Rabbi Jamie Korngold.

She is the author and illustrator of Pearl Goes to Preschool, The Artist and the King, and Lily’s Cat Mask which received a Kirkus starred review and was added to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Darcy’s First Sleepover will be published by Macmillan/Ottaviano in 2021.

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Eve Bunting
Jamie Korngold

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3Authored & Illustrated
3Illustrated

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Jamie Korngold, Julie Fortenberry
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Birthday

Sep 2, 1956

Official Website

https://www.juliefortenberry.com