About Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie
Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie is an illustrator and author. Her work is published in picture books, travel notebooks, apps, children’s calendars and magazines. Jeanne regularly exhibits her watercolors on both sides of the Atlantic. She illustrated the iPad poetry app, A Word’s A Bird with hundreds of watercolor paintings and animation drawings. The app was selected for School Library Journal’s “Best of 2013” and noted for its “Caldecott Award-quality”. Jeanne hails from Michigan where she studied art and textile design. For years she created color and materials for the automotive industry in Detroit and then in Paris, where she settled.