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children's book author

Leone Marie Castell Anderson, American children's book author. Recipient 1st place for short story Highlights for Children, 1989, 1st place picture book award Florida Freelance Writers, 1993. Member Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Northern Illinois networks committee representative since 1997), Children's Reading Round Table, Author's Guild.

Background

Anderson, Leone Marie Castell was born on August 12, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Carl Anton and Elsa Marie (Berggren) Castell.

Education

Student, Austin Academy Music, Chicago, 1945. Student, Highland College, Freeport, Illinois, 1989.

Career

Copywriter Russell Seeds Advertising, Chicago, 1944-1946. Member staff, children's department Elmhurst (Illinois) Public Library., 1969-1974. Owner Lee's Booklover's Shop, Stockton, Illinois, 1979-1990.

Children's book author, since 1979.

Works

Membership

Member Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Northern Illinois networks committee representative since 1997), Children's Reading Round Table, Author's Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music (piano accompaniment), drama.

Connections

Married J. Eric Anderson, August 17, 1946. Children: Jon Scott, James Eric, Paul Lawrence.

father:
Carl Anton Castell

mother:
Elsa Marie (Berggren) Castell

spouse:
J. Eric Anderson

children:
Jon Scott Anderson

James Eric Anderson

Paul Lawrence Anderson