I have illustrator and done interior and cover design for almost all of my children's books which have been published by self-publishing authors. The only books that I have not done the design/layout of are books that were published through Traditional Publishing companies. In college, I started as a Graphic Design major and then switched to Illustration, so I have an understanding of both, especially in the field of Children's Books.
Ernie's Wish Trail is a children's picture book enabled for Augmented Reality with an iPhone/ iPad app. In every interaction Ernie has, up pops a new wish to be someone else - an enchantment with their natural gifts. Ernie's wish trail ends in rediscovering simple pleasures and the joys of being himself. This simple story for toddlers and preschool kids, illustrated beautifully, can be enjoyed... read more
Brrr! Georgie wakes up to a freezing morning in 1920s Pennsylvania and gets the bad news that there is no coal to heat the farmhouse—and he knows there is no money to buy more, either. Just after he finds this out, along comes his friend Harley, who drags him off on an adventure to find some mysterious “black gold.” Before Georgie can catch his breath, he’s in a pile of trouble—all the way up ... read more
Young Georgie wakes up to a morning of chores back in 1920s Pennsylvania when he gets the bad news―someone has stolen all the eggs in the henhouse. The culprit is Buster, a stray dog who takes Georgie on an adventure to find more eggs. Follow Buster and Georgie and their mischievous antics in this heartwarming tale of farm life in America’s storied past.
It's winter in Girard, Pennsylvania and the pond is completely frozen over―ready for a young boy to go skating!―but Georgie's ice skates are too small. All Georgie wants for Christmas is a new pair of skates. But times are tough in 1920s Pennsylvania, and he gets the disappointing news Santa might not come this year. Follow Georgie as he decides to take matters into his own hands by stealing S... read more
The circus is in town, and Georgie has his heart set on going. When Papa agrees to take him and his friend Harley, the boys marvel at the amazing elephants and clowns. But the best act of all is the amazing Roxie, a trained horse who can do all sorts of tricks. When Georgie is invited to ride on her back, he discovers it’s her last show—Roxie is going to be sent to the work farm! When Roxie bo... read more
Gold Medal, 2016 Readers' Favorite International Book Award in the Children's Educational categoryWinner of the 2015 International Book Award in the Children's Educational categoryPacked with exciting illustrations and interesting facts, this adventure story will enchant as it creates awareness for the endangered Florida manatee. In late September, Kobee Manatee is on a twelve hundred-mile mis... read more
Winner, Silver Medal in the Children's Adventure Category, 2015 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards Winner, Silver Award in Cover Design in Children's/YA Category, 2016 IBPA's Ben Franklin Awards Finalist, Children's Educational Category, 2015 USA Best Book Awards Loaded with surprises and exciting facts about weather, this thrilling tale follows Kobee Manatee as he travels across the ... read more
Winner, Silver Medal in the Interior Design: Children's Category, 2018 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award 2018 International Literary Association – Children’s Book Council Children’s Choices Reading ListWinner, Gold Medal in the Children's K-3 Category, 2017 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards Winner, Gold Award in the Children's Picture Books Category, 2017 Mom's Choice Awards“Kobee and his... read more
Rubio Fromage sat in his father’s cheese shop and longed to taste the beautiful fruits in the window of the fruit shop across the street. Julienne Chéri sat in her mother’s fruit shop and longed to taste the delectable wheels and savory wedges in the window of the cheese shop across the street. But Rubio’s father hated fruit and Julienne’s mother hated cheese, and the children were forbidden t... read more
Naturalist and author Diane Lang and artist Lauren Gallegos take children on a guided tour of the animals that do so many good things for us, yet don't get enough love. Through lively, witty rhymes and warm, friendly illustrations, Vulture Verses helps children appreciate and befriend even the scariest critters.