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James Ransome

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James Ransome

Born in North Carolina, James Ransome is a graduate of the Pratt Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration. While still a student at Pratt, James was one of twelve finalists out of two thousand selected to illustrate the annual Citibank calendar. After graduation, James continued to study painting at the Art Students League where his entry into the Society of Illustrators Annual Student Scholarship Competition received the Jellybean award. Currently a member of the Society of Illustrators, James has illustrated numerous books for children, including Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt and Freedom's Fruit. His illustrations also... Read More


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Young Pele
Written by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrated by James Ransome

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Young Pele
Written by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrated by James Ransome

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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Written by Deborah Hopkinson, Illustrated by James Ransome

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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Written by Deborah Hopkinson, Illustrated by James Ransome

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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Written by Deborah Hopkinson, Illustrated by James Ransome

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