Joan Rankin

Joan Rankin has illustrated over twenty-five books for children. She received the South African HAUM Dann Retief Prize for children's book illustration in 1986 and the Katrina Harris Award for Children's Book Illustration in 1991. She has illustrated numerous books on the McElderry list, including "A Frog in the Bog" by Karma Wilson and "Off to First Grade" by Louise Borden. Ms. Rankin lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, with her husband and three daughters.