Nan Parson Rossiter

Nan Parson Rossiter is the author / illustrator of several award-winning books for children, including Rugby & Rosiem, The Way Home, and Sugar on Snow. She grew up in Pelham, New York, and got her degree in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1986. She now lives on a quiet country road in Connecticut with her husband and a solemn black Lab named Finnegan, who diligently watches her every move and can be roused from a slumber in a distant room by the sound of a banana being peeled or a cookie crumb hitting the floor. Nan and her husband are the parents of two handsome sons who have struck out on life journeys of their own.