Children's Book Creator, Jeannie Brett

Children’s Book Creator, Jeannie Brett (Photo Credit: Greg Tsairis)

I spend most days in my studio in Maine and Montana, writing and illustrating picture books for children. I currently work mostly in watercolor. I also work in pastels, colored pencil, pen and ink and acrylic paints. My inspiration comes from the great outdoors, animals, my family and my childhood memories.

When I’m not in my studio you’ll find me taking long walks, gardening, hanging out with my horse Bailey and my two cats, Tortellini and Trout…and of course, reading! I enjoy wonderful adventures with my husband, and our three grown-up kids in wilds of Wyoming and Montana.

Wild About Bears written and illustrated by me and Decorated Horses written by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent illustrated by yours truly, are my most recent books. Both are published by Charlesbridge Publishing.

I am currently working on a story that takes place in Montana…stay tuned!

I enjoy visiting New England elementary schools and libraries sharing my passion for nature, animals, art and books!

Jeannie Brett with Trout and Tortellini

Jeannie Brett with Trout and Tortellini