Jeanne Wood lives in Sunnyvale
California. She is the author and illustrator of children’s books
including The Last Leaf, Not My Skin, How Teddy Bears Came About,
The Hero of Paris Valley, Emily’s Story based on a true story,
Talking to You and two novels, The Missing Note and
Drawn by Force.
She is also an artist and writes poetry
and song lyrics.
Jeanne has received the Honorary
Service Award for her outstanding work with children and in the
community. She and her husband Howard have taken in thirty-five
foster children and have two sons of their own.