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Jill McElmurry

Jill McElmurry (1954-2017) was the illustrator of many picture books, including her own Mad About Plaid , When Otis Courted Mama by Kathi Appelt, and the bestselling Little Blue Truck series , written by Alice Schertle. She happily divided her time between the wide landscape of New Mexico and a green island in Minnesota. Learn more about her life and work at