Helen Scanlon, Author and Artist
Helen Scanlon is an author and artist based in Hampton, Connecticut. A lifelong horse lover, dressage rider and former groom, Helen writes and illustrates primarily equine-related books that appeal to both adults and children. At the age of ten, she wrote and illustrated a book in a hardcover composition notebook called Golden Beauty, a story about a carriage horse with a glimmering gold coat. Her book was awarded its own library card catalog number at the Hawley School in Newtown, Connecticut for a full school year. This early accomplishment inspired Helen to pursue her dream of becoming a published author.
Helen’s first book, My Horse, My Heart: The Morgan Horses of the University of Connecticut was published in 2013, and garnered many positive reviews from readers. Her popular illustrated children’s books The Great Red Horse: A Colt is Born and The Great Red Horse: A World …Read more