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I love history and writing for children. Combining the two, I write nonfiction and historical picture books and early readers.
As long as I can remember, I loved to read. Reading so many wonderful books growing up, and later reading to my daughter when she was little, inspired me to write my own.
Reading to my brother.
My artistic daughter when she was little.
(The illustrations on this website are hers.)
Some of the books we read together.
This is me today.
I live in Tulsa, Oklahoma with my husband and two cats, Duzzie and Lily.
Follow me on Twitter: @barbara_lowell
I am a member of SCBWI, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, scbwi.org and Oklahoma SCBWI okscbwi.org
Oklahoma Book Award finalist. Oklahoma Center for the Book www.odl.state.ok.us/ocb
SCBWI’s Barbara Karlin Grant runner-up. scbwi.org
The Katherine Patterson Prize at Hunger Mountain in the picture book category. www.hungermountain.com