say to myself, 'What sort of animal?' and I answer, 'Pig!' Then I say, 'No,
no, you've just done a pig story.' So I have to wait. And I have waited.
And then along came LADY LOLLIPOP!"
Jill Barton left school at the age of sixteen and did all sorts of odd jobs
until she married, had children, and stopped working outside the home.
She attended art school and graduated at the age of forty-eight
with a degree in illustration. Jill Barton has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, suc