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It is in keeping with the whimsical & fun appearance that the prints convey.

"Teaching Kids About Themselves With Fun Drawings and a Few Good Words."

Nancy Carlson is an accomplished children's book author & illustrator who has published more than 60 books.     She is one of the few people who knew even back in kindergarten what she wanted to do for a living: "Make pictures & tell stories!"


Nancy is a life-long Minnesotan.   Born & raised in Edina, Minnesota, Nancy had a happy & fulfilling childhood surrounded by an outgoing family.     Her parents read to her, her brother & sister every night.     The comic books she loved to read as a child have influenced her style of drawing & use of color.   Many of Nancy's stories are taken from her own childhood experiences.


Nancy graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a major in printmaking, & shortly afterward became fascinated with children's books while working at Minneapolis's Walker Art Center. Nancy began to write her own stories & created accompanying drawings.    It wasn't long before she found herself approaching publishers with her own ideas for children's books.     She had numerous art exhibitions before getting into the publishing world & her artwork is held in many private & public collections.     Recognition for her published work includes several Reading Rainbow selections, the Children's Choice Award from the International Reading Association & Children's Book Council, the Minnesota Children's Museum Great Friends to Kids Award & several others.


Nancy believes that life should be fun for everyone, but especially for children.      This optimistic message permeates her picture books & provides a positive counterpoint to much of what children are influenced by in today's society.     Her characters aren't always perfect.     They often have fears, anxieties & disabilities. Through her books, kids learn to cope with different challenges.     They can learn that they don't have to be perfect to be a good person.     Her characters also convey positive messages without being "preachy".     They gently remind children what is right.


Nancy is also a guest author & illustrator at over 150 school classrooms each year & has touched the lives of thousands of children across the country.

Nancy has been painting one Doodle every day since November 2009.  


Those Doodles are available to view & order directly from Nancy's website.     They can then be delivered straight to Posters On Board for Framing or Wood Mounting. 


Check out Nancy's Doodles here!