M. E. A. McNeal
Finnish North American Literature Association
Biographical Information

M. E. A. McNeal is a writer and illustrator. She is a daughter of a Finnish mother
and a member of the Finnish American community. She has three sons and lives
in Marin County, California.

Pertinent Publications.

The Magic Story Singer: From the Finnish Epic Tale Kalevala, retold and
illustrated by M. E. A. McNeal.
Owings Mills, Maryland: Stemmer House, 1993.

This beautiful edition is a shorter version of the
Kalevala retold for young readers.