Picture Books

Marcia Thornton Jones

Marcia Thornton Jones is an award-winning author who has traditionally published 131 books for children with sales totaling more than 43 million copies world-wide. Her works include Woodford Brace, Ratfink, and Champ. She is also the co-author of seven popular series including “The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids”. Marcia, a full-time writer, lives in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a workshop facilitator and mentors writers of picture books, chapter books, middle grade fiction, and journaling for The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning. She is also the coordinator of the Carnegie Center Author Academy. For more information, visit Marcia’s website or LinkedIn.


  • Venue:
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    Noon - 1:30 pm
  • Meets On:
        Mondays, February 10 - March 16
  • Address:
    251 W. Second Street
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:
    $78

With Marcia Thornton Jones, Carnegie Center Author Academy Coordinator & Writing Mentor.

You don’t have to be an artist to write picture books! This workshop focuses on structuring, writing, and formatting your idea into a book perfect for the picture book market. [ALL LEVELS]

Register now for Picture Books.