Barbara McClintock grew up in Clinton, NJ and North Dakota. She is the award-winning creator of such children's books as 'Animal Fables from Aesop', 'The Fantastic Drawings of Danielle', and 'The Gingerbread Man'. She is one of the contributors to the comic book series 'Little Lit', edited by Art Spiegelman. She has done three stories so far, 'The Runaway Shadow', 'The Princess and the Pea' and 'Second One'. She now lives in New Canaan, CT, with her son, Larson, and their pets: a cat and a fish.