Bobbie Hinman is the self-published author of 5 children's picture books that have sold over 50,000 copies and received 25 children's book awards. She has a B.S. degree in Elementary Education, with a minor in Children's Literature. Bobbie has been a speaker and presenter at schools, libraries and bookstores, as well as major book festivals all across the United States and in Canada. Her articles have appeared in the Independent Book Publishers Association magazine and in many blogs and interviews. Kristi Bridgeman is known for her sepia tones and glowing lines; her work has been said to resemble that of Victorian children's book illustrators. She has received numerous awards for her illustrations and has been honored as one of 150 Top Women Artists through the Federation of Canadian Artists. Her original watercolor illustrations are truly captivating. Kristi resides in Victoria, B.C., Canada.