About the Author - Mariam D. Pineno

About the Author- Mariam D. Pineno

Mariam Davis Pineno holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music Education from Mansfield University and Penn State University and a diploma in Writing for Children and Teenagers from the Institute of Children's Literature. A member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, her work has appeared in poetry anthologies and national magazines.

In collaboration with daughter/professional artist, Martha Pineno Hess, she has published four full-color young reader picture books: Talented Tabby; Leonardo's Lesson; A Hat for Hannah; and A BOX of BEARS to be released in October, 2009. Her Junior Chapter book, IT DOESN'T GROW on TREES came out March 2009 at Author House Publishers.

A retired music educator, Mariam credits Joy Cowley of New Zealand as her most revered mentor/editor. She rates traveling, school visits, mentoring, writing, and reading among her favorite activities. Mariam is the happy mother and mother-in-law of four children, grandmother of five, and great-grandmother of two.

Friendly-reader e-mail makes her heart sing: Writemuse@webtv.net

For more information about her books go to: www.WritingMyStories.com
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