More About the Author
Warren Hanson is the author/illustrator of some of the nation's most beloved books. He continues that tradition with the release of his newest book, THE STEEPLE. With photographs of steeples from all across the country, taken by the author, and with a touching story about the constant voice that guides our way through life, this is a beautiful book, both in its appearance and in its message. And Warren's newest book for children is IT'S MONDAY, MRS. JOLLY BONES!, a very silly story about the days of the week and the household chores of each day.
Warren is well-known as the illustrator of Tom Hegg's classic A CUP OF CHRISTMAS TEA and PEEF books, as well as author and illustrator of THE NEXT PLACE, OLDER LOVE, KIKI'S HATS, PAW PRINTS IN THE STARS, TODAY'S SPECIAL, DEAR ME, and many more books that have delighted and touched both adults and children for many years.
For Kindle, Warren has published DAWN OF THE DORK, a funny mid-grade novel of getting even and growing up. Also PIANO LESSONS, a sweet and simple story of the life lessons learned from a piano teacher, including 88 "keys" for a rich and happy life. THE BOOK FARMER (A Fable for Writers) is a brief tale that describes the process of writing and publishing. THE COURAGE PRAYER has one story for Women, one for Men, one for Teen Boys and one for Teen Girls, each struggling with a tough time of life. Each story ends with a universal meditation of help and hope. And THERE'S SOMETHING FUNNY ABOUT THE NEIGHBORS is a collection of funny, touching stories about life in a small community.
Warren is an artist, writer, speaker and musician. As a popular speaker for adult groups and elementary schools, Warren has spoken at reading and literacy conferences across the country, presented programs for hundreds of church groups, volunteer banquets and other gatherings, and has enlightened and delighted tens of thousands of school children.
Warren is a native of Yankton, South Dakota. He now lives and works in Houston, Texas, with his wife Becky and their dog Scout. Find out more at www.WarrenHanson.com.