Marcie Colleen is an award-winning author of picture books and chapter books.
Through the years her books have garnered accolades and awards. Love, Triangle (HarperCollins) was named a Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Book of 2018. Penguinaut! (Scholastic) was voted One Book Colorado for 2019! Over 75,000 copies were distributed to every four-year-old in the state. The Bear’s Garden (Macmillan) was called “a well-illustrated, beautifully written tale of encouragement” by Kirkus and given a starred review.
Her next picture book, Survivor Tree (Little, Brown) is illustrated by Aaron Becker and will be on bookshelves in 2021.
She is a frequent presenter at conferences for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, as well as a faculty member for The Writing Barn, San Diego Writer’s Ink, and the University of California San Diego Extension. Her educational work in children’s literature has been recognized by School Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, and the Children’s Book Council.