John S. Armstrong -
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     John S. Armstrong lives in Downers Grove, Illinois with his wife, Allison, and daughter, Madison Leigh. He has a passion for writing children’s books to create the best picture books and the best illustrated children’s books with the help of very talented illustrators. John’s passion aims to encourage parents to engage with their children in early reading practices. Evidence shows daily reading sessions in early childhood helps promote focus, imagination, comprehension, and concentration. Visit to stay up to date on his latest releases as well as Heartland Publishing’s recommendations for top picture books, best new picture books, and book advertisement opportunities!

      John works full time as an Orthopedic Physical Therapist in the Chicagoland area, and he graduated from Northwestern University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. His passion for writing children’s books began when his daughter, Madison, was an infant and he enjoyed telling ad-libbed, eccentric stories to her. He polished up his more successful stories and hence began his career as an independent author of children’s books and picture books. Follow John on his social media pages with the links below!

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