Pen Name: None
Born: 1948 in Chicago, Illinois
Santucci was born in Chicago and currently resides in Rockford, Illinois. She graduated from Loyola University and has also studied art at Rockford College and Northern Illinois University.
Biographical and Professional Information
Barbara Santucci is an author and illustrator. She has taught elementary and preschool and also worked as a librarian. She divides her time between writing, teaching, speaking at schools, painting and exhibiting her work. In 2002 she was honored with the Leader in the Arts Award in Rockford, Illinois. She was chosen as one of fifty women Illinois artists to represent Illinois in the Traveling Millennium Show.
- Anna`s Corn, William B. Erdmansco, 2002
- Abby's Chairs, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2004
- Loon Summer, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2010
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 2002-07
Release Date: 2004-08
Release Date: 2010-08-26
- Emily Award for Anna's Corn
- IRA/CBC Children's Choices for Abby's Chairs
- Bank Street College Best Children's Book for Loon Summer and Abby's Chairs
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Santucci will entertain invitations for:
- Author Visits
- Writing/Art Residencies
- Conference Appearances
For more information, go to: the author's website.
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