List of Books by Jack Canfield. See all books authored by Jack Canfield
A 5th Portion of Chicken Soup for the Soul : 101 More Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit
Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul : 101 Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit of Writers
Chicken Soup for the Grandparent's Soul : Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Grandparents
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven : 101 Miraculous Stories of Signs from Beyond, Amazing Connections, and Love that Doesn't Die
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith : 101 Stories to Offer Hope, Deepen Faith, and Spread Love
Chicken Soup for the Mother and Daughter Soul : Stories to Warm the Heart and Honor the Relationship
A Taste of Chicken Soup for the Soul Stories of Faith : Inspirational Stories of Hope, Devotion, Faith, and Miracles
A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul : 101 More Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit
Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul : Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Educators
About Jack Canfield
Jack Canfield is an American motivational speaker and author. He is best known as the co-creator of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book series, which currently has over 124 titles and 100 million copies in print in over 47 languages. According to USA Today, Canfield and his writing partner, Mark Victor Hansen, were the top-selling authors in the United States in 1997.
Canfield received a BA in Chinese History from Harvard University and a Masters from University of Massachusetts. He has worked as a teacher, a workshop facilitator, and a psychotherapist.
Canfield is the founder of "Self Esteem Seminars" in Santa Barbara, and "The Foundation for Self Esteem" in Culver City, California. The stated mission of Self Esteem Seminars is to train entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and employees to achieve their personal and professional goals. The focus of The Foundation for Self Esteem is to train social workers, welfare recipients and human resource professionals.
In 1990,he shared with author Mark Victor Hansen his idea for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. After three years, the two had compiled sixty-eight stories.
Canfield has appeared on numerous television shows, including Good Morning America, 20/20, Eye to Eye, CNN's Talk Back Live, PBS, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Montel Williams Show, Larry King Live and the BBC.
Canfield's most recent book, The Success Principles (2005), shares 64 principles that he claims can make people more successful. In 2006, he appeared in the DVD, "The Secret," and shared his insights on the Law of Attraction and tips for achieving success in personal and professional life.
Jack Canfield was born on August 19, 1944, in Fort Worth, TX. He is the son of Elmer and Ellen (a homemaker; maiden name, Taylor). He attended high school at Linsly Military Institute, Wheeling, WV, 1962. He went to college at Harvard University, B.A., 1966; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.Ed., 1973. Canfield married Judith Ohlbaum in 1971 (divorced, November 1976); he married Georgia Lee Noble on September 9, 1978 (divorced, December 1999); he married Inga Marie Mahoney on July 4, 2001; children: (first marriage) Oran, David, Kyle, Dania; (second marriage) Christopher Noble. He is a Democrat and a Christian, and his hobbies include tennis, travel, skiing, running, billiards, reading, and guitar.