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Karen Ann Bellamy

Born: 1950 in Chicago, IL
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bellamy was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and she currently resides in Chicago. She attended Chicago Public Schools for elementary and high school. Her two children's books are set in Chicago, Illinois. The book titles are ''The Big Brown Box'' and ''Ephraim and The Bee''.

Biography: Karen Bellamy attended Chicago State University where she received her Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, her Masters Degrees - one in Early Childhood Education and the other in Reading a Type 10 Reading Specialist, and a nominee into Who's Who Among American Teachers. She is a retired educator and taught in the public school system for 34 years. Her love for reading is a gift she desires to pass on to children of all ages. She wants children to visualize the books coming to life as they read while increasing their vocabulary through reading.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

Karen Ann Bellamy on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Ephraim and the bee /
ISBN: 0988779706 OCLC: 877076893

Sonflower Pub., Chicago, IL : ©2013.

  The big brown box /
ISBN: 0971341672 OCLC: 843440615