Sunday Outing Abraham Lincoln
In the Forest of Your Remembrance Back Home
Born on September 5th in Lumberton, North Carolina, Gloria Jean Pinkney is the matriarch of a children's book family. She attended high school in Philadephia, where she met her husband, author and illustrator Jerry Pinkney. His long-time collaborator, assisting with research and arranging for models and sets, Ms. Pinkney has also written several books of her own, including Back Home and The Sunday Outing. Her stories give a sense of warmth, caring, and love. Her sons, Brian and Myles C., are children's books illustrators of reknown. Gloria Jean Pinkney and her husband live in New York state.

—Leslie Greaves Radloff

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