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Bernette Ford (1950–2021)

Author of Bright Eyes, Brown Skin

Includes the names: Bernette Ford, Bernette M Forde, Bernette G. Ford

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Bernette G. Ford was an African American children's book author and editor. She was born on June 30, 1950 in Brooklyn, NY and grew up in Uniondale on Long Island. She was a graduate of Connecticut College (1972). She worked as an editorial assistant at Random House, and went on to become an editor, then senior editor, and later editorial director of children's books at Grosset & Dunlap. In 1989 she joined Scholastic. She was the author of Ballet Kitty (2007), No More Pacifier for Piggy! (2008), No More Bottles for Bunny! (2008), No More Blanket for Lambkin! (2009), No More Hitting for Little Hamster (2011), No More Biting for Billy Goat! (2013), Bright Eyes, Brown Skin (1990) and was co-written with Cheryl Willis Hudson. She also created and wrote several titles in the series, Just for You. Bernette G. Ford died on June 20, 2021 at her Brooklyn home. She was 63. (Bowker Author Biography)
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