Mark Jones was born in Switzerland, grew up in Florida, and graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a degree in illustration. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
When the first snow falls on the first day of winter, the snow men, snow women, and snow children come out for a special party. With breathtaking pastel illustrations and a simple, enchanting story, this is the perfect book for a snowy day.
As the fall harvest moon shines, leaf families gather to toast the autumnal equinox. As in all the titles in this series, Mark Jones' beautiful and playful pastel illustrations bring a magical world to life.
On the first day of spring, bugs of every shape, size, and color greet one another after the long, cold winter. At a spectacular party to celebrate the vernal equinox, caterpillars emerge from their crysalises to join in the fun. As in all of his books celebrating the seasons, Mark Jones's bewitching...[more]
When the summer's high, full-moon tide rushes into a certain, special cove, the merfolk appear--riding in on the waves to have a wondrous, watery celebration. Mark Jones's beautiful and subtle pastel illustrations bring this magical world to life.
Celebrate Christmas with Raisin and Rice, two Manhattan mice who are lucky to live in the storeroom at Zanzibar's Deli, which is filled to the rafters with delectable treats. What better way to enjoy Christmas than with a delicious feast? But the mice forget the most important part of their party: their...[more]