Welcome to my website!

I’m glad you’re here. I’d make you a fabulous latte or a nice hot cup of tea, but I’m afraid we’ll just have to use our imagination. Which, as a children’s author and perpetual daydreamer, I do a lot.

I’m a former elementary school counselor turned full-time author, as well an avid reader (middle-grade novels are a favorite), animal lover (woodland creatures, if you want to get specific), rock collector, consumer of all things chocolate, and mother of three grown book-loving boys. I have two “office assistants” who don’t type or answer the phone, but who do keep me company in exchange for biscuits and long walks.

I’m lucky to have a job I can do anywhere there’s Internet service and a post office, so I have two places I call “home” — O’Fallon, MO, and Northport, MI. I travel often for author visits, conferences, and writing workshops, sometimes in my pajamas. But only if I’m doing an author visit on Skype!

BigRedAndTheLittleBittyWolf_CoverMy newest book is BIG RED AND THE LITTLE BITTY WOLF: A Story About Bullying. To read more about the book and get a sample, visit maginationpress.org.

For updates on my next books, projects, book signings, please visit Facebook.com/JeanieRansomAuthor. I’m represented by Lori Kilkelly at Rodeen Literary Management. If you have a question, comment, or just want to say “hello,” please use the contact link at the top of the page.

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