Janan Cain

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General Information

Name: Janan Cain

Pen Name: None


Born: in

Website: http://www.janancain.com/awards.html

Email: info@janancain.com

Illinois Connection

Cain grew up in Darien and now lives in Riverside.

Biographical and Professional Information

Janan Cain is an author and illustrator. She used her own two young daughters as models for many of the illustrations in "The Way I Feel."

Published Works

Author and Illustrator:

  • The Way I Feel , Parenting Press, 2000
  • Roonie B. Moonie: Lost and Alone, Illumination Arts Publishing Company, 2007


  • The Way I Act, Parenting Press, 2011 - written by Steve Metzger

Titles at Your Library

The Way I Feel

ISBN: 1884734715
Release Date: 2000-01-01

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Roonie B. Moonie: Lost and Alone

ISBN: 0974019089
Release Date: 2007-12-31

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The Way I Act

ISBN: 1884734995
Release Date: 2011-01-01

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Literary Awards

The Way I Feel

  • First Place, Publishers Association of the West’s 18th Annual Western U.S. Book Design and Production Competition for Children’s Picture Book
  • Finalist, “Book of the Year” Contest for Children’s Picture Book, ForeWord Magazine, 2001
  • Finalist, Benjamin Franklin Award for Children’s Picture Book, 2001

Lost and Alone

  • Winner, "Book of the Year" award, Creative Child Magazine, 2008
  • Finalist, “Book of the Year” Contest for Children’s Picture Book, ForeWord Magazine, 2008
  • Finalist, Independent Publisher Book Award for the category of Children's Picture Book (ages 6 and under), 2008
  • Winner, "Top 10 Book" award, The Best You Can Be Foundation, 2008
  • "Gold" Winner, Mom’s Choice Awards for "Children’s Picture Book — Values & Life Lessons", 2009
  • First Place Winner, Purple Dragonfly Book Awards for Children's Books, 2009
  • Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Book Award for Children's Picture Book, 2009

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

To schedule an interview, school or library appearance with Janan Cain, please contact the Parenting Press publicity coordinator at (800) 992-6657, ext. 105 or (206) 364-2900, ext. 105 or [marketing@ParentingPress.com marketing@ParentingPress.com].

External Links

Janan Cain on WorldCat


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