Dorothy Hinshaw Patent has written more than one hundred books for children—including Dog on Board: The True Story of Eclipse, the Bus-Riding Dog, and the ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book Dogs on Duty: Soldiers’ Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond. Dorothy is a founding board member of iNK Think Tank, an online company dedicated to connecting educators and young readers with dynamic nonfiction books and their authors. Dorothy lives in Montana with her food-writer husband, Greg. For more information, check out her author page on Facebook and visit her website, DorothyHinshawPatent.com, and her blog, DogWriterDorothy.com.
Beth Anderson has always been fascinated by language - yep, a word nerd. A former teacher, she now loves digging into history and culture for undiscovered gems, exploring points of view, and playing with words. Beth is drawn to stories that open minds, touch hearts, and inspire questions. When she’s not writing, she might be weaving, gardening, exploring nature, or playing with her grandkids. Born and raised in Illinois, she now lives near the mountains in Colorado. Beth believes in laughter, learning, and…that truth really is stranger than fiction.
Beth has more historical gems on the way. From serious to quirky, she’s found some historical characters we can all relate to. And she’s on the lookout for more…
Cornelia Maude Spelman, MSW, a former therapist who worked with children and families, now devotes her time to writing and art. She lives with her husband in Illinois.
Stephanie Campisi is an Australian-born, Califnoria-based children’s book author. She has slept in a cemetery, has a friend who was bullied by a prince, and has lived in a haunted house in a haunted town. Two of the three statements in the previous sentence are true. Or maybe they all are.
Stephanie is the author of the picture books The Ugly Dumpling, Luis and Tabitha, Very Lulu and Five Sisters. Her fifth book, Quacks Like a Duck, will release in 2021.
Stephanie is represented by Margaret Sutherland Brown of Folio Literary.