Contributor biographical information for Ball / word and pictures by Mary Sullivan.

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In her formative years, Mary Sullivan spent a great deal of time drawing. Though she received a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, she considers herself a self-trained illustrator. Ms. Sullivan has shown her work at galleries and coffees shops in Dallas and Austin. She channels her considerable creative energy into projects for Highlights for Children, Scholastic, Innovative Kids, School Zone, Oxford Press U.K., Pearson and many more. Ball! is first book Ms. Sullivan has both written and illustrated and it's her first title for Houghton Mifflin. She lives in Cedar Park, Texas.Visit

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Play -- Juvenile fiction.
Picture books for children.
Dogs -- Fiction.
Play -- Fiction.