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Meryl Treatner holds degrees from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. She resides with her husband and three children in suburban Philadelphia.

Meryl's illustrations have appeared in hundreds of leading newspapers commissioned by ABC, NBC, CBS, and PBS, including art for such programs as:

McNeill-Lehrer News Hour, ABC News' Nightline, PBS' Live from Lincoln Center, and American Playhouse, the Emmy-award winning drama, "Concealed Enemies." Magazines carrying Meryl's artwork include National Geographic and Scholastic Magazines. Her cover art depicting child abuse won a Best Magazine Cover award judged and exhibited by Art Direction Magazine and appeared in their Creativity Annual.

Meryl is an experienced courtroom sketch artist, and has been featured by ABC Nightly News and United Press International. Her works were part of an exhibition of Courtroom Artists at the Lowe Gallery, Syracuse University, and the Huntsville, Alabama Museum of Art.

Among the publishers for which Meryl has illustrated include Pearson Learning Group, Random House, Scott-Foresman, McGraw-Hill School Division, Hampton-Brown, Harcourt-Brace-Jovanovich, Wm. Morrow and Company, Scholastic Books, National Geographic Books, Dell Yearling, Saxon Publishers, Rigby, Richard C. Owen Publishers, Creative Teaching Press, and Scholastic. 

Among the books illustrated by Meryl are the following:

+ Helping Each Other, Rigby, 2004

+ Being Me: A Keepsake Scrapbook for African American Girls, by Toni Trent Parker, Scholastic Books, 2002

+ Just Like Mike, by Gail Herman, Delacorte Press, March, 2000, (Yearling edition, 2001) Recommended by The Bulletin , "..The simply written text is uplifting..The realistic black-and-white illustrations scattered throughout this chapter book capture the mood and the action of the story... " School Library Journal,

+ My Little Brother Ben, by Karen Cogan, February, Richard C. Owen, Publishers, 1999

+ The Koufax Dilemma, by Steven Schnur October, 2001 Manufacturer: Universal Publishers, Hardcover Edition NY: Morrow Junior Books, 1997
Best Books: Young Adults' Choices, 1999 International Reading Association

+ Saving Alpha Nagawa, Celebration Press 2002

Moon Journal, Rigby , 2000

+ Because of a Coin, Saxon Publishers

+ Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Nat Turner Rebellion 

+ Voices of Freedom, for PBS Television, 2002 

The Freedmen's Bureau, McGraw-Hill Adventure Books, 2003