About Anne Wynter

About Me

Anne Wynter is the Ezra Jack Keats Award-winning author of Everybody in the Red Brick Building, illustrated by Oge Mora; board books One Big Day and Hands On!, both illustrated by Alea Marley; and Nell Plants a Tree, illustrated by Daniel Miyares.

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 lives in Austin, TX with her family.

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