Barbara Ann Kipfer


Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of 14,000 things to be happy about, which has more than 1.25 million copies in print. She has published 70+ books in the areas of creativity, happiness, lists, reference, and spirituality. Barbara holds a PhD and MPhil in Linguistics, a PhD in Archaeology, an MA and PhD in Buddhist Studies, and a BS in Physical Education. She is a lexicographer. Her other website is Please note that 14,000 things to be happy about is a fabulous resource for coming up with art projects.

Kyle Kipfer is a high school art teacher, illustrator, painter, and jewelry maker (see

Keir Magoulas is a graphic designer and photographer (see

To see Barbara's illustrations of her book 14,000 things to be happy about, CLICK HERE.