Mark's Bio

Mark Kimball Moulton


 Award winning Author/Photographer Mark Kimball Moulton was born and raised in Danbury, Connecticut, and graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture.

He is a seasoned traveler and avid outdoors-man who enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and cross country skiing.

Mark also enjoys renovating period homes with an emphasis on creating natural 'outdoor rooms' which serve as sanctuaries for wildlife, a testament to his passion for nature and belief in a simpler way of life.  

Though not considered 'period,' Mark's most recent renovation in 2017 is called Cornwall Cottage, located near the CT shoreline.

His last endeavor, Sparrowood, was a vintage farmhouse located in Avon, Connecticut.  

Prior to Sparrowood, Mark renovated several homes in Riverton, CT~ Sparrow Hill and The Kimball Homestead. The Homestead was featured in Country Living and Country Home Magazines as well as in Early American Life and Independent Business. Two of his former homes (The Kimball Homestead and Sparrow Hill) have also been featured in design books by Judy Condon.

Mark's photography is available on greeting cards and a calendar titled FEELS LIKE HOME (available through Legacy Publications) and as framed prints and on candle labels (available through Crossroads Designs.) He is also a contributing photographer for A SIMPLE LIFE magazine.

Currently, Mark has two gift books and twenty-two illustrated children's books to his credit with more on the way. He has collaborated with such celebrated artists as Karen Hillard Good, Susan Winget, David Wenzel, Deb Strain, Marsha Winborn, Stewart Sherwood, Lisa Blowers, and Nita Showers.

Mark's collaborative effort, CHANGE THE WORLD BEFORE BEDTIME, was awarded the MOM'S CHOICE AWARD for excellence in Children's Literature. A second edition of this award winning book was released 2018.

In 2013 Mark and his partners Noel Runnals 3 and Verge Prior III released the first ever photographic retelling of Clement Moore's THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS and a second book, PORTRAITS of a COUNTRY LIFE, in 2014. 

Although all below are not currently available in book form, Mark's published titles include~

A Snowman Named Just Bob (More than 300,000 copies sold since its release in 1999.)
A Snowgirl Named Just Sue (More than 125,000 copies since its release in 2005.)
The Very Best Pumpkin (2010, Simon and Schuster)
Reindeer Christmas (2009, Simon and Schuster.)
Everyday Angels
Miss Fiona's Stupendous Pumpkin Pies
Miss Sadie McGee Who Lives in a Tree
The Annual Snowman's Ball
Scarecrow Pete
Twisted Sistahs
One Enchanted Evening
The Visit
A Cricket's Carol
The Night at Humpback Bridge
Caleb's Lighthouse
Reindeer Moon
The Traveler's Gift
Teddy's Friendship Quilt
The Secret Santa of Olde Stonington
Mr. Sparrow's Merry Fairy Circus
Thanksgiving Graces 
Change the World Before Bedtime- winner of the Mom's Choice Award
The Night Before Christmas~ a Decorative Retelling 
Portraits of a Country Life
and two gift books, Chocolate Frosted Fingers and A Fistful of Dandelions.

For a list of Mark's currently available titles please visit the page titled Mark's Book Collection.

Campaign for Literacy~

Mark is an active supporter of children's literacy and often visits schools and libraries across the country to speak about his career and inspire a love for reading in America's youth. (Contact Mark at for appearance details.)

Mark was the featured speaker for the 2005 Storybook Gala, a black-tie charity event that raised more than $80,000 for the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

In 2006 Mark was a guest speaker at the Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay in Ohio which houses the largest collection of original children's book art in the world.

Also in 2006, Mark was an Honorary Co-Chair for the Children's Museum of Southwestern Connecticut at their major fundraising events, The Fairy Tale Ball and Artrageous, a day long art and literacy festival for children.

In May of 2009 Mark was the keynote speaker for the Connecticut Student Writers Recognition Night at Jorgensen Auditorium, University of Connecticut, Storrs campus.

Mark was a member of the Riverton Merchants Association for sixteen years and has held a seat on the Board of Directors for the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut. He is also a member of SCBWI.

To learn how to schedule a school or civic appearance please email us at

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