Fontes, Justine ( - )

Genre: Children's Literature

Justine Fontes was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in English Literature from New York University. While a freshman there, she found her first job in the publishing industry. She worked at several different publishers before becoming a freelance writer. While working at Little Golden Books, Justine met her future husband, Ron Fontes. They started writing together and have written over 500 children's books. They have lived in Maine sine 1988.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Littlest Leprechaun (2003)
  • Meet Strawberry Shortcake (2003)
  • Where are Custard and Pupcake? (2003)
  • Tales of the Terminal Diner (2003)
  • Black Meets White (2005)
  • Rachel Carson with Ron Fontes (2005)
  • My First Day of Preschool (2006)
  • Itchy Mitch with Ron Fontes (2007)
  • Atalanta: The Race Against Destiny: A Greek Myth with Ron Fontes (2007)
  • The Trojan Horse: The Fall of Troy: A Greek Legend with Ron Fontes (2007)
  • Demeter & Persephone: Spring Held Hostage with Ron Fontes (2007)
  • Captured by Pirates with Ron Fontes (2007)