Jennifer Oconnell

Jennifer  Oconnell

Jennifer O'Connell is the bestselling author and illustrator of Ten Timid Ghosts, a children's picture book. It's Halloween Night! is her first book. Jennifer is a two-time Christopher Award winner who also works on book covers and magazine drawings. Jennifer traveled to San Francisco to investigate The Eye of the Whale, where she met Captain Mick Menigoz and rode his rescue boat, Superfish, out into the Pacific Ocean to the location depicted in the novel. While she crafted the photos and words for this incredible story, she was inspired by this encounter. Jennifer resides in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband, Kevin, and speaks frequently about her novels and the publishing process.