|Meet the Illustrators
|Valerie Bouthyette – "I'll Tuck You in, Deer", "Keeper of Happy Faces", "Lovely Little Lamb", and "The Beautiful Princess Without a
Every so often, an artistic talent comes along that catches your heart and your imagination. Valerie Bouthyette has that ability. She
stirs memories of your childhood long forgotten and brings them to the forefront fresh and precious. For a moment, you become a
kid again. Renowned for her broad graphic styles, Valerie was born on Long Island, New York. Today she lives on a farm in Pine
City, New York, with her Canadian born husband, Pierre, and their dogs, Maggie and Amber. She is devoted to her children,
Joseph and Katie, whose childhood inspires her creativity. To contact her, you can e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or see more
of her work at: vbouthyette Profile ID: 775601 guru.com and www.vbouthyette.com .
|Kelly Carter – "A Message of Love", "Wolfie of Robin Falls", and "Zachary Goes Treasure Hunting"
Living in the quiet north woods of Upper Michigan, Kelly Carter holds a bachelor’s degree in Art & Design from Northern Michigan
University. She has been working full time as an illustrator for several years. Her artwork has been used in many children’s books,
fiction book covers, and a variety of web and print publications. To view more of her work, visit her on the web at www.
|Alexandra Tebow – The New FISHER Series including its first release "Fisher Lives on a River"
Alex grew up spending her summers camping in the Coastal Redwoods of Northern California. She's a graduate of the Academy
of Art University in San Francisco and does a variety of work in children's book illustration and graphic design. When she isn't
traveling or drawing, Alex makes her home in Long Beach, California. You can visit her website at www.alextebow.com.
|Carolyn Janney, Kindergarten Teacher - Lesson Plans & Activity Sheets
Carolyn lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia . She teaches kindergarten at a local public school and tutors students in all grades
at a tutoring agency. She has earned her Bachelors of Art in Elementary Education from Arcadia University and is currently working
on her Master’s of Education from Cabrini College . When not being the teacher or student, Carolyn enjoys reading, visiting
historical sites, and spoiling her niece! To contact Carolyn, you can e-mail her at email@example.com
|Meet the Educational Advisors
|Samantha Phoenix, Special Education Teacher - Reading Comprehension Worksheets
Samantha was raised in Texas. She is F. Jay Robins' sister. Samantha graduated Salutatorian of her high school class. She
attended East Texas State University in Commerce, TX, graduating with a BBA in Office Management and a BS in Computer
Information Systems. After some years in the business world, Samantha decided to complete the requirements for a teaching
certification in Special Education as well as English Language, Reading and Social Studies. She is married with two young
children and teaches Elementary Special Education.