Kathryn Marcellino is a graphic designer and an award-winning artist. As a professional freelance graphic designer, she has worked for hundreds of clients from individuals to large corporations on a large variety of jobs. Before focusing on writing and illustrating her own books, she also had helped many self-published authors from around the world with book cover design, illustration, and interior book layout. Currently she resides in California near her family. She is a mother of five grown children and a growing number of grandchildren.