Hen&ink Coop: Jeanne

About Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie

Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie is an illustrator and author. Her work is published in picture books, travel notebooks, apps, children’s calendars and magazines. Jeanne’s watercolors are regularly exhibited on both sides of the Atlantic. She illustrated the iPad poetry app, A Word’s A Bird with hundreds of watercolor paintings and animation drawings. The app was selected for School Library Journal’s “Best of 2013” and noted for its “Caldecott Award-quality”. Jeanne hails from Michigan where she studied art and textile design. For years she created color and materials for the automotive industry in Detroit and then in Paris, where she settled.

Titles by Jeanne

Marielle in Paris


(September 15, 2017)

Yan Yan, le premier panda noir et blanc

La cigogne de Noël

A Word’s A Bird

The Christmas Stork

Yan, Yan, The First Black and White Panda

Sample Work by Jeanne

illustration from Marielle in Paris