Ann Ingalls

Ann Ingalls grew up in Detroit. As the fourth of eight children, she learned to share bikes and rollers skates and play a mean game of Scrabble. Ann taught early childhood and special education for many years and still loves spending time at schools with children of all abilities.

Ann is the author of over 30 books in print or forthcoming. Her published picture books include J IS FOR JAZZ (Worldbook/Bright Connections), FAIRY FLOSS: THE SWEET STORY OF COTTON CANDY! (little bee), and THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS IN MISSOURI (Sterling), among others. She lives with her husband and two ancient cats in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit her at



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