About the Author and Illustrator

Barbara Briggs Ward

1st published in Highlights for Children, Barbara followed with articles in McCall’s & Ladies’ Home Journal. She is author/illustrator of the “Snarly Sally” picture book series & has contributed to storiesforchildrenmagazine.com.

Barbara’s short story, In Anticipation of Doll Beds, was included in the Chicken Soup for the Soul Book, “Christmas Magic.” A Brown Boy of Our Own has been selected for inclusion in the Chicken Soup for the Soul book, “Family Caregivers.”

In October, 2010 Barbara published “The Reindeer Keeper”-a heartwarming story of Family & Christmas-honored as a Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Recipient in Adult Fiction May/2011. For more information: www.thereindeerkeeper.com and www.barbarabriggsward.com.

In December, 2011 Barbara’s ekindle book, “Over Coffee” was published by Astraea press. Her short story, Sleigh Bells Ring Again was included in “Christmas Warmth” an eKindle anthology of Christmas stories.

Barbara is a contributing blogger to boomer-living.com and livingbetterat50.com.