Individual Author Record
Name: Kristina SwarnerPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD Illustrator Born: in Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSwarner lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationKristina Swarner is an artist, illustrator and author. She created her first illustrated story, â€œAlice,â€ at the age of five and has been drawing ever since. Often described as magical and dreamlike, her work draws much of its imagery and inspiration from dreams and from childhood memories of exploring old houses, woods, and gardens. Since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design, Swarner has illustrated books, greeting cards, magazines, wine labels, CD covers, and theater posters. Her work has been exhibited nationally and has won numerous awards.
*''Poems About Festivals,'' Wayland, 2017 - written by Brian Moses*''Little Book of Healing: A Coloring Book for Grief and Loss,''Three Pebble Press, LLC, 2017 - written by Lynea Gillen*''Little Banty Chicken and the Big Dream'', Three Pebble Press, LLC, 2016 - written by Lynea Gillen*''May All Children,'' Music Together LLC, 2014 - written by Kenneth K. Guilmartin*''The Mitten String,'' Random House, 2014 - Jennifer Rosner*''Enchanted Dreams Dreamer Journal,'' Brush Dance, Inc., 2013*''Make Believe Journal,'' Amber Lotus Publishing, 2013*''Morvena, the Mermaid,'' Capstone Press, 2012 - retold by Jay Dale*''Good People Everywhere'', Three Pebble Press, LLC, 2012 - written by Lynea Gillen*''The Nutcracker: A Magic Theater Book,'' Chronicle Books, 2012 - written by Geraldine McCaughrean*''Zayde Comes to Live,'' Peachtree Publishers, 2012 - written by Sheri Sinykin*''Modeh Ani: A Good Morning Book,'' EKS Publishing, 2010 - written by Sarah Gershman*''Gathering Sparks,'' Roaring Brook Press, 2010 - written by Howard Schwartz*''Enchanted Lions,'' Dutton, 2009 - written by David Greenberg*''The Usborne Book of Poetry,'' Usborne, 2009 - edited by Sam Taplin*''Enchanted Dreams Illustrated Journal,'' Brush Dance, Inc., 2008*''The Usborne Book of Poetry for Children,'' Usborne, 2007 - edited by Sam Taplin*''The Bedtime Sh'ma,'' EKS Publishing, 2007 - written by Sarah Gershman*''Before You Were Born,'' Roaring Brook Press, 2005 - written by Howard Schwartz*''The Jewish Dream Book: The Key to Opening the Inner Meaning of Your Dreams,'' Jewish Light, 2003 - written by Vanessa L. Ochs PhD and contributor Elizabeth Ochs*''Yiddish Wisdom for Marriage,''Chronicle Books, 2002 - translated by Rae Meltzer*''Yiddish Wisdom for Parents,'' Chronicle Books, 2001*''Yiddish Wisdom: Yiddishe Chochma,'' Chronicle Books, 1996