Born in Queens/NYC. Award-winning author/artist of over 50 picture books and YA novels. Latest novel is FOUR SEASONS (Knopf/Random House) Lives and works Long Island/NYC. Writes, paints, and travels to schools throughout the world speaking on children's books of which she is passionate about.
Magazine article: "Portrait of An Artist as a Young Mouse"on MOUSTERPIECE: a mouse-sized guide to modern art (Roaring Brook Press/ Macmillan) in "Children & Libraries" / The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children 2013 ALA/ALSC Winter Issue. Pgs 16-19. Abstract art activities suitable for teachers, librarians, and parents related to this book are at the end of the article and bibliography of my top ten books on becoming an artist. Article also appears on my website under the articles category: www.janebreskinzalben.com
MOUSTERPIECE was deemed Caldecott-worthy and discussed at Calling Caldecott: this is the link:
Blog interview by Julie Danielson. http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/?p=2419
Blog interview: http://artstomarket.com/introducing-modern-art-to-preschoolers-mousterpiece/