Nancy Carlson is an accomplished children’s book author and illustrator who has published more than sixty books. A lifelong Minnesotan,
Nancy graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a major in printmaking. She believes that life should be fun for everyone, but especially for children. This optimistic message permeates her picture books and provides a positive counterpoint to much of what children are influenced by in today’s society.
Her characters convey positive messages and gently remind children what is right. Nancy is also a guest author and illustrator at over 150 school classrooms each year and has touched the lives of thousands of children across the country.
She lives in Minneapolis.