Penny Neville-Lee spent her earliest years drawing and making before studying for an MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art. She is happiest when surrounded by pencils, chatting to her two children and coming up with ideas for beautiful books. She lives with her family in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Sig Burwash is a visual artist working in a variety of media including watercolor, collage, ceramics, animation, illustration and comics. Her work is both imaginative and rooted in her lived experiences, including cabin building, forest stewarding, motorcycling and crewing on a fishing vessel. Her work has been exhibited in Canada, the United States and Europe. Originally from kEluwi’sst (Rossland), British Columbia, she now lives and works in Unama’ki (Cape Breton Island), Nova Scotia.
Grace Cho is an advertising professional at one of Canada’s most prominent agencies, Rethink. On her own time, Grace is a sought-after illustrator who has done work for the New York Times, H and M, Netflix and more. Grace is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Paula Becker loves to create fun, whimsical illustrations for a variety of projects, including books, magazines, posters, greeting cards and educational curriculum. She has illustrated more than thirty books for children and her work has been published in many children’s magazines. Paula lives in Pointe-Claire, Quebec.
Caroline Bonne-Müller was born in France, raised in the Netherlands and has also lived in Malaysia. After studying fashion design in Amsterdam, she worked as a fashion designer for fourteen years. She has been fascinated by picture books since she was a child, but the idea to illustrate them one day was planted after she had her three children. Caroline has illustrated several picture books, including Portrait of an Artist: Claude Monet; Beatrix and her Bunnies: The Story of Beatrix Potter; and So Much More to Helen! The Passions and Pursuits of Helen Keller. Her illustrations have also appeared in magazines, on greeting cards and even on jigsaw puzzles! Caroline now works and lives near Lucerne, Switzerland, looking over a lake and mountains, with her husband, three kids and four cats.