About Anne Wynter

About Me

Anne Wynter is the Ezra Jack Keats Honor-winning author of Everybody in the Red Brick Building, illustrated by Oge Mora, as well as the board books One Big Day and Hands On!, both illustrated by Alea Marley.

Anne earned a degree in theatre from Washington University in St. Louis and penned a number of short plays that have been produced around the country. She currently lives in Austin, TX with her family. Her next book – Nell Plants a Tree, illustrated by Daniel Miyares – will be out on January 31, 2023.

TJ Bright Photography

The Fun Stuff

Favorite color: Yellow

Favorite food: Cheese. Any kind of cheese.

Siblings: Three older brothers

Favorite animals: Cats and giraffes

Childhood dream: To perform on Broadway

Random fact from childhood: I had an enormous pencil collection.

Random fact from teenagerhood: I was in a handbell choir and I loved it.

Random fact from adulthood: My ideal day at home would involve a jigsaw puzzle and a good audiobook.

Anne finding her book at the library for the first time