Jennifer Ward

Jennifer Ward is an award-winning author of picture books for children with more than 800,000 books in print. Most recently, she has written Mama Built a Little Nest, illustrated by Steve Jenkins, and There Was an Old Monkey that Swallowed a Frog, illustrated by Steve Gray. A former elementary educator, Jennifer Ward is an experienced public speaker who travels the country, speaking in schools and at international and national writer and literacy conferences. Her titles have been featured in Ranger Rick, Your Big Backyard, Learning Magazine, and Real Simple, and she has been featured on national television and radio. She lives with her family in Edwardsville, Illinois. Visit her at

Books by this Author

Mama Built a Little Nest