Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen is an award-winning author of children's books rooted in folklore. The recipient of many awards, including the Regina Medal, the Caldecott Honor, and the World Fantasy Award, she attended Smith College and received her master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. When not writing, she composes songs and enjoys telling stories on the stage. Born and raised in New York City, she currently resides in Hatfield, Massachusetts.