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Rabiah York Lumbard

Rabiah York Lumbard is an American Muslim author of several award-winning picture books. Her debut YA novel What They Hide will be published by Random House in 2019. She currently lives in Qatar.

Rachael MacFarlane

Rachael MacFarlane has been giving a voice to animated characters for nearly sixteen years, on shows such as Disney’s Sofia the First and The Tom & Jerry Show. She is widely known for her role as Hayley Smith on the popular animated sitcom American Dad. She is also a recording artist.

Rachael McLean

Rachael McLean's illustrations can be found on products and in publications all over the world. She's inspired by bright colors and all things whimsical. She loves to draw with clean shapes and bold colors, infused with subtle textures to create playful designs. She lives on the east coast of Australia.

Rachael Saunders

<b>Sally Doran</b> is a debut children's book author. <b>Rachael Saunders</b> is a children's book illustrator.

Rachel Benge

Rachel Benge loves being creative, but loves it most when the things she creates help tell stories. She is a graduate of the Children's Book Illustration MA at the Cambridge School of Art. She lives near London with her husband and daughter.

Rachel Bright

<p><b>Rachel Bright</b> is a wordsmith, printmaker, and thinker of happy thoughts. She is passionate about time-honored printmaking techniques, and is the author-illustrator of <i>In A Minute Mama Bear, </i> <i>Love Monster</i>, <i>Love Monster and the Perfect Present</i>, <i>Love Monster and the Last Chocolate</i>, and <i>Love Monster and the Scary Something</i>, as well as many other celebrated books, which have been translated into thirty-eight languages. She works from her studio on a farm near the sea in England, where she lives with her partner; her daughters, River and Sky; and Elvis, the nicest dog in the world.<br><b></b></p>

Rachele Alpine

One of Rachele Alpine's first jobs was at a library, but it didn't last long, because all she did was hide in the third-floor stacks and read. Now she's a little more careful about when and where she indulges her reading habit. Rachele is a high school English teacher by day, a wife and mother by night, and a writer during any time she can find in between. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio where she writes middle grade and young adult novels. Visit her at

Rachel Field

Rachel Field</b> wrote <i>A Prayer for a Child </i>for her own daughter, before sharing it with children around the world. Rachel Field's other books for children include Newbery Medalist <i>Hitty, Her First Hundred Years</i>; <i>Calico Bush</i>; and <i>Hepatica Hawks</i>.</b>