James E Ransome

James E. Ransome's highly acclaimed illustrations for "Let My People Go" won the "NAACP Image Award." His other award-winning titles include Coretta Scott King Honor Book "Uncle Jed's Barbershop" by Margaree King Mitchell, Deborah Hopkinson's "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, " and "Satchel Paige, " written by his wife, Lesa. Mr. Ransome teaches illustration at Pratt Institute and lives in upstate New York with his family. Visit James at his Web site: www.jamesransome.com.