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.