<b>Caitlin Kuhwald</b> received a BFA in Illustration from the California College of the Arts, and an MFA in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine arts in Philadelphia. She returned to San Francisco after grad school to teach at her alma mater for nearly eight years. At CCA she taught illustration, drawing and watercolor, and she was also the Program Expert (Advising Liaison) for the illustration department. She now teaches illustration at the University of California, San Diego. Her illustrations appear in various magazines, books and other media. And her work has been recognized by American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts and 3x3. Caitlin and her family of two moved to LA in 2014 and are happily living in the sunshine where they are now a family of three!
Cale Atkinson is an illustrator/writer/animator currently residing in Kelowna Canada. He claims to love tea more than sleep, which makes sense when you realize how many projects and clients he’s dealing with on a regular basis. With creative storytelling and engaging illustrations, Cale’s work has earned awards like Buzzfeed 17 Most Beautiful Books 2015, Ontario Library Association Best Bets Top 10 2015, and CBC Children's Choice Award Finalist 2016. Cale recently spent a month in Portugal, and you can see his incredible Lisbon-inspired art on his Twitter account where he regularly updates his followers as to his coming adventures and works.
<b>Calef Brown<i> </i></b>is the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and illustrator of <i>Flamingos on the Roof, </i> <i>Tippintown</i>, <i>Dutch Sneakers and Fleakeepers</i>, and <i>Polkabats and Octopus Slacks</i>. He lives in Maine.
Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Calista Brill is a writer and editor based in New York City. She writes stories about boats, cats, dragons, construction equipment, elephants, and many other things. She likes reading comic books, sewing quilts, and eating lime Popsicles. Visit her on Twitter @calistabrill.
Callie Barkley loves animals. As a young girl, she dreamed of getting a cat or dog of her own until she discovered she was allergic to most of them. It was around this time that she realized the world was full of all kinds of critters that could use some love. She now lives with her husband and two kids in Connecticut. They share their home with exactly ten fish and a very active ant farm.
Calliope Glass is a children's book writer and editor in New York City. She likes to eat Popsicles, solve crossword puzzles, read comic books, and sing loudly. She has two small children, which is almost like having two pet bears but not as good.
<b>James Brown</b> is an English teacher and children's book author. <b>Cally Johnson-Isaacs </b>is the illustrator of<i> Rabbits Don't Lay Eggs!</i> and the Mimi's Magical Fairy Friends series.
Calvin Shaw is an author who writes children's books that he would have liked to have read growing up. As a songwriter, he comes up with many of his ideas for children's books while writing lyrics for his music. Calvin Shaw currently lives in North Carolina.
<br>Cambria Evans is the author and illustrator of <i>Bone Soup </i>and <i>Martha Moth Makes Socks. </i>A former art director for Martha Stewart, she is now the owner of J. Bartyn, a design firm specializing in stationary products. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband. See more of her artwork at www.cambriaevans.com.<br>