Ponder Goembel

Ponder Goembel has illustrated eight books, including two others by Lisa Wheeler, Old Cricket, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and Sailor Moo; A Basket Full of White Eggs, by Brian Swann; and The Night Iguana Left Home, by Megan McDonald. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where the 2005 floods threatened to wash away the nearly finished paintings for this book. Her Web site is www.pondergoembel.com.

Books by this Author

Old Cricket
Castaway Cats
Sailor Moo

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep on creating!

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A famous Children's book illustrator

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Inability to relax my style of illustrating

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Sitting in a comfortable chair with a beautiful picture book in my lap.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Shy

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