Terry John Barto is a children's author who worked in many different creative capacities before he started writing. Some of these include creating action figures, writing screenplays and working as a creative director for Wings of Dreams Productions. His stories are popular with young grade schoolers because they care about the characters and can identify them. Mr. Barto knows that this is the single most important thing to get children interested in reading.
Meet the Voice Behind the Story
Before writing children stories, Terry John Barto directed and choreographed more than 200 regional theater productions. In addition, he was the creative mind behind numerous television and cruise ship shows throughout the world. When Terry was Creative Director for Wings of Dreams Productions, he worked with writers of many diverse stories for kids and develop them into screenplays. He used his experience to help artists develop popular action figures and dolls for large retailers.