Maria Dismondy has been writing children's books for almost a decade. Before that, she was a teacher in the public schools in Michigan. Holding a Masters degree in curriculum and research, Maria knows what type of children's literature is needed in the classroom and home. Maria writes books that empower children with their timeless messages. P.S. Brooks is a YA writer and children's illustrator based in Yorkshire, UK. He is a graduate in Fine Art and works primarily in Photoshop using scanned textures such as pastels, paints, and other media. He has worked in video games and enjoys connecting with other writers and illustrators online.