Jan Grant Berenstain

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Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Feb 24, 2012 (88)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Feb 24, 2012 (88)

About

Pennsylvania-born children's book author and illustrator. She and her husband, Stan Berenstain, became famous for their Berenstain Bears children's book series.

Before Fame

After studying at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, she worked during World War II as an artist for the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

Trivia

She and her husband created a cartoon called It's All in the Family that was published for three decades in Good Housekeeping and McCall's magazines.

Family Life

She married Stan Berenstain on April 17, 1946. The couple raised two sons: Leo and Mike.

Associated With

She was a contemporary of fellow children's book author Paula Fox.