John Himmelman

Author and Illustrator of Children's Books Killingworth, CT

From whimsy to heart-tugging to up-close with nature.. It's how I see the world, & am fortunate to be able to share it with young readers.

Author and illustrator of picturebooks for nearly 35 years. For more than that, probably easiest to go to my website at This is just where I’m puttin' up my pictures…


School of Visual Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts


Holt Scholastic Dawn Harper Row Dutton Dial Troll Marshall Cavendish Finney Charlesbridge Globe Pequot Harvard Press Stackpole Downeast Harcourt Brace Silver Press Viking MacMillan Northword Orchard Taylor Trade Windward