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Bill Farnsworth

About The Author

Bill Farnsworth is a nationally known illustrator, painter, and educator of art. Bill’s work as an illustrator is so widely known because he has illustrated more than seventy-five books for children, many of which have won awards as well as starred reviews in Publishers Weekly. His paintings and illustrations are recognizable for their beautiful colors, careful attention to various types of light, detailed rendering, and often for their outdoor themes and settings.

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Bill graduated from the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, and began his career in the field of art. He spent most of his life in New Milford, Connecticut, painting landscapes of the rural area, while supporting himself and family with his growing illustration career. He now lives in Venice, Florida.

Books by Bill Farnsworth