Individual Author Record
Name: Sheila Kelly WelchPen Name: Sheila Welch, Sheila K. Welch Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD C:CHILD Fiction Illustrator Non-Fiction Born: in Pennsylvania Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWelch lives in Forreston.
Biographical and Professional InformationSheila Kelley Welch is an author and illustrator. She went to Temple University and Majored in Fine Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Education. Art was always her passion and after heart surgery in 1981 she knew that if "someday" was ever going to arrive, she'd better get busy. Her first short story was published in 1983. Since then her short stories, often accompanied by her illustrations, have appeared in a number of magazines including ''Cricket'', ''Children's Playmate'', ''Girls' Life'', ''The Friend'', ''Ladybug'', ''Cicada'', and ''Spider''. Several of her short stories have been published in language arts textbooks. She has also written and/or illustrated fourteen books for children of various ages.
*''Don`t Call Me Marda'', Our Child Press, 1990*''A Horse for All Seasons'', Boyds Mills Press, 1994*''Land of Another Sun'', Shadowplay Press, 1995*''Horses of the Air'', Scott Foresman, 1996*''Little Prince Know It All'', Golden Books, 1998*''Lazy Bones Jones,'' Learning Media, 1999*''Leaping Lena'', Rigby, 2000*''The Shadowed Unicorn'', Cricket Books, 2000*''Something in The Air'', Our Child Press, 2005*''Waiting to Forget'', namelos, 2011'''Books illustrated by Sheila Kelley Welch:'''*''Is That Your Sister?: A True Story of Adoption'', Our Child Press, 1992 - written by Catherine and Sherry Bunin*''Blue Ridge'', Our Child Press, 1995 - written by Jon Harper*''Sean's War'', Shadow Play Press, 1998 - written by Leone Castell Anderson*''Sean's Quest'', Shadow Play Press, 2002 - written by Leone Castell Anderson*''Something in the Air'', Our Child Press, 2005 - written by Molly Jones