Author page: Barbara Ross

A Cherished Student Comment

A Cherished Student Comment

Here is a thoughtful comment I just came across in my files. “Your pictures have made me think about the world instead of thinking about myself and the problems we have in our city. You really opened me up to the whole world, which is a...

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Joey’s Very Dead Bird

Joey’s Very Dead Bird

One of my all-time favorite kid’s drawings was created long ago during one of my FWMN sessions with a 4th grade class in Cambridge, MA. I showed it to my assistant, Maggie Wilde, a while ago, and we noticed that he’d put his name and phone...

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The Fern

The Fern

Not long after wondering about a child’s view of future pollution and the loss of flowery hillsides, I went to my car.  Out the window, a fern caught the afternoon sunlight.  The intricate lacy pattern was so intriguing, .  I...

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