About the Illustrator

Marni BackerIllustrator Marni Backer lives with her husband Tim Deimlerand son Liam in Franklinville, NJ. Oh yeah, and they have a dog and some fish too! A graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, Marni has several published books, including: “The Lady in the Box,” “La Senora de la Caja de Carton,” and “How Did You Grow So Big, So Soon?

Marni’s newest project, “Jellybeans Morning, Noon & Night” is debuting her new style as a children’s book illustrator.