Sunshine, in 1981. In her latest, Join the Zoo Hullabaloo!, she teamed up once again with illustrator Lindsey Gardiner and expressed the pure joy and laughter of childhood. (This was previously published as The Animal Bop Just Won't Stop.) Her inspiration was always found in her children and her keen observation of their mannerisms and antics, and this always ran through her work.
R.I.P., dear Jan. Thank you for the gentle and warm legacy of children's books you left us all.