Laurie Halse Anderson - award winning writer and pal- she wrote "Thank You, Sarah" and "Independent Dames" which I illustrated.
Ruth McNally Barshaw - fun writer/illustrator and friend!
Andrea Brown Literary Agency - these folks represent me to the publishing world. They're doing a good job! Thanks Jenn!
Leslie Connor - cool writer friend and fellow Highlights/Chatauqua alum!
Tony Diterlizzi - I really dig his work.
Julie Downing - a kid's book making pal and fellow RISD grad! Julie's books Rock!
Monica Harris - a good friend and fine writer!
Leslie Helakoski - writer/illustrator friend from Louisiana (she lives in Michigan now but sometimes she let's her accent out to play)! And, fellow Highlights/Chautauqua alum!
Ralph Masiello - old pal, fellow RISD grad and illustrator extraordinaire!
Judith St. George - Friend and award winning writer of two books I illustrated "Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln" and "You're On Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt"
Kim Santini - a good friend and one fine painter. Her painting-a-pet-a-day canvases are lovely!
Danny Schnitzlein - my friend Danny wrote "The Monster Who Ate My Peas" and "Trick or Treat On Monster Street" which I illustrated!
David Small - a good friend and great illustrator/writer!
Sarah Stewart - Penultimate writer and friend.
Kristen Remenar - My lovely wife, Kris, is a children’s librarian, writer, teacher, and national speaker. Check out her seminar schedule at the Bureau of Education Research Website