Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Jan Greenberg

Jan Greenberg

Jan Greenberg is one of America’s most prominent writers about art and artists for young readers. Jan Greenberg lives in St. Louis. Her art-related books co-written with Sandra Jordan include Action Jackson (a Sibert Honor Book), as well as books on Van Gogh, Frank O. Gehry, Andy Warhol, and Chuck Close.

Books by the Author

Meet Cindy Sherman

Meet Cindy Sherman

Sandra Jordan and Jan Greenberg
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

How does someone become a ground-breaking artist?
Does it start when you're very little and discover that you like to play dress up? Does it happen when you're ten years old and someone...

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The Mad Potter
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The Mad Potter

Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

When George Ohr's trove of pottery was discovered in 1967, years after his death, his true genius was discovered with it. The world could finally see how unique this artist really was!

Born...

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Ballet for Martha
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Ballet for Martha

written by Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan, illustrated by Brian Floca
Roaring Brook Press
Flash Point

A picture book about the making of Martha Graham's Appalachian Spring, her most famous dance performance

Martha Graham : trailblazing choreographer

Aaron Copland : distinguished...

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Action Jackson
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Action Jackson

Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan; Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker
Square Fish
Square Fish

One late spring morning the American artist Jackson Pollock began work on the canvas that would ultimately come to be known as Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist).

Award-winning authors Jan...

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