This book set encourages children to try new things, embrace change and overcome obstacles! Focus: friendship, compromise acceptance, and respect.
Ariane has been a storyteller all her life, and her teddy bear and little brother were her first captive audience! For the last ten years she has been a traveller too, visiting countries like India, Japan, and the USA and discovering the way that new cultures open doors into new worlds.
She has recently ventured through a Psychology degree, and her latest journey took her to Anglia Ruskin University, where she completed her MA in Children's Book Illustration. For the moment, she has settled in London. She can be found there, sitting in her jungle garden, writing and illustrating exciting adventure stories.
Sarah Smith, a book designer and letterpress printer based in Montclair, N.J., owns the stationery company Smith Letterpress.
Megan Brewis grew up in South Africa, where she worked as a textile designer before moving to England. She enrolled on the MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art and graduated in 2016.
Maria was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her father was an illustrator, and her mother is an art historian. Their house was full of beautiful illustrated books, and she remembers spending many hours absorbed in the pictures. She discovered a love of communicating ideas through stories, which led her to the wonderful MA course at Anglia Ruskin. Currently she lives in Eugene, Oregon, with her husband and two kids, where they enjoy plenty of rain, wildlife and natural beauty.