Decker, C.B.

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Decker, C.B.

(Cynthia B. Decker)


Children: four. Education: Attended college.


Home—Modesto, CA. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Flashlight Press, 3709 13th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11218. E-mail[email protected].


Illustrator. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Provo, UT, former graphic artist.

Awards, Honors

Top-Ten Recommended Books shortlist, Children's Literature Association of Utah, 2002, for Celebrate the Fire Within.


Kathy Larsen, Celebrate the Fire Within, North Star Publications (Provo, UT), 2002.

Christine Kole MacLean, Everybody Makes Mistakes, Dutton Children's Books (New York, NY), 2005.

Janice Levy, Alley Oops, Flashlight Press (Brooklyn NY), 2005.

Illustrator of books for Curtis Publishing and other publishers.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Booklist, May 15, 2005, Hazel Rochman, review of Everybody Makes Mistakes, p. 1666.

Kirkus Reviews, May 15, 2005, review of Everybody Makes Mistakes, p. 592.

School Library Journal, July, 2005, Roxanne Burg, review of Everybody Makes Mistakes, p. 78.


C.B. Decker Home Page, (June 6, 2006).

Flashlight Press Web site, (June 6, 2006).

Special Needs Project Web site, (June 6, 2006), review of Alley Oops.