email: JBellstudio@gmail.com

represented by: Shannon Associates



Jennifer A. Bell is an illustrator whose work can be found on greeting cards, in magazines, and in multiple children's books. She studied fine art at the Columbus College of Art and Design and spent many years as a seasonal giftware and greeting card designer before becoming a children's book illustrator. Her titles include Too Shy for Show-and-Tell by Beth Bracken (awarded the Eric Hoffer Grand Prize in 2012), Little Dog, Lost by Marion Dane Bauer, the Stella Batts series by Courtney Sheinmel, When a Dad Says 'I Love You' by Douglas Wood, and My Pen Pal, Santa by Melissa Stanton.


She lives in Minneapolis MN with her husband, son, and cranky cat.


Her clients include Simon and Schuster, Harper Collins, Scholastic, Random House, Capstone Press, Tanglewood Press, Annick Press, Highlights High Five, Holiday House, Sleeping Bear Press, American Greetings, and Great Arrow Graphics.