Jeanette Bradley wrote and illustrated her first picture book at age five. LEOPOLD featured a leopard who ate too many watermelons and developed pink spots. Later in life, Jeanette studied painting at Indiana University and Children’s Book Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. Along the way she also acquired a degree in urban planning.
Jeanette’s exuberant illustrations have won multiple awards, including the R. Michelson Gallery Emerging Artist Award. She once spent a summer as the artist-in-residence for a traveling art museum on a train. She is the author-illustrator of LOVE, MAMA (Roaring Brook) and the illustrator of NO VOICE TOO SMALL (Charlesbridge), WHEN THE BABIES CAME TO STAY (Viking), and the forthcoming NO WORLD TOO BIG (Charlesbridge). She currently lives in Rhode Island.
Download a PDF of the artist’s samples here: WPA Bradley art samples