It’s a big day for Tollie McStretch he’s going to the hospital to have surgery for the first time EVER! Tollie’s afraid and unsure about what’s in store for him. Luckily, a whole team of doctors and nurses are there to make sure that his surgery day is a success! Follow along with Tollie and learn how you too can be a surgery expert!
Julie Kaderabek grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. In Jr. High, she moved with her family to California. After graduating college, she met and married her husband, Bradly. While working at a variety of jobs and raising their two children, Taylor and Kevin, she decided what she really wanted to be when she grew up was a nurse. She made it a reality when she got her BSN and got a job as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Hospital in Oakland, where she has been ever since. She found her joy taking care of children before and after surgery. In her free time, she loves hanging out at home with her family, volunteering with the elderly, and traveling to places near and far.
Laura Wolfe was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She ventured to the Midwest to pursue a degree in nursing, receiving her BSN. In addition, she also met and married her husband, Tom. Laura convinced Tom to make the move back to California. She accepted a nursing job at Children’s Hospital in Oakland. She found her niche in surgical services, where she can lovingly care for children who need surgery. Not only is Laura a full-time nurse, but she is also a full-time mother to three incredible children, Ryley, Jace, and Charlotte. When she has time to come up for air, she likes to travel, be outdoors, and meet new people.
Alycia Pace has always loved telling stories. She studied animation at Brigham Young University and is now a freelance illustrator from her home in Utah, where she lives with her two-year-old daughter and adventurous husband. Alycia loves fortune cookies, exploring new places, and the smell of bookstores.