HOW TO WRITE A CHILDREN'S BOOK & GET IT PUBLISHED (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2004)
FLICK A SWITCH: How Electricity Gets To Your Home (Holiday House, 2003)
FROM HEAD TO TOE: The Amazing Human Body and How It Works (Holiday House, 2002)
WINTER LULLABY (Sandpiper, 2002)
SPRING SONG (Harcourt Children's Books, 2001)
OH NO, IT'S ROBERT (Cricket Books, 1999)
A children’s book writer, illustrator, and former editor, as well as a member emeritus of the Board of Advisors for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Barbara was a teacher at Bank Street College of Education’s Graduate School, the Writer’s Voice in New York City, and The Institute of Children’s Literature. Barbara founded The Manuscript Workshop and served as its director for twenty-one years.