Barbara McClintock is an internationally renowned author and illustrator of more than 40 picture books for children.
Barbara's most well-known books include The Gingerbread Man (written by Jim Aylesworth) and her Adele & Simon series.
Each of her books have received numerous starred reviews, and her books have been named for numerous awards and citations. Her artistic genius and superb craftsmanship have been noted by readers and critics alike. Her books have five times been named New York Times Best Illustrated Children”s Books. Her books have been honored with numerous citations, both nationally and internationally. They include: a New York Times Notable Book, a Boston Globe/Horn Book Award Honor Book, a Sydney Taylor gold medal winner, a Golden Kite Honor award, two Time Magazine Picture Book awards, a China Times Best Picture Book award, a British Fantasy award, an ALA Notable Book citation, a Literary Guild Selection, and many more. Her books have been cited on “Best Picture Book of the Year” lists by the Huffington Post, Bank Street College, The New York Public Library, Publisher's Weekly, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and The Horn Book.
Barbara”s books are in print in a dozen languages, and her artwork has been exhibited in galleries around the world.
She is on the board of directors of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA., and has served on The Original Art Show committee with the Society of Illustrators.