James Charnock grew up in Street, Maryland, and walked the dirt road to the little one-room schoolhouse called Mt. Horeb from 1946 to 1948. Later, he attended college, obtaining both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. After thirty years of teaching elementary and junior high, he is now actively retired.
In addition to creating educationally oriented market products, Charnock has written and co-written articles that have appeared in teacher magazines and professional journals. For several years, he was a feature writer for a national reading journal and has served on the editorial board of a national English journal. The recipient of many honors, he has been listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. James Charnock is the author of one other book: The Creative Teacher: Activities for Language Arts (Grades 4 through 8 and Up).