Erika Rodriguez Medina is an illustrator and art teacher based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her favorite things to illustrate are expressive characters, grumpy children and nature. She is particularly interested in mythology and folklore from her home country of Mexico. Her previous work includes Margot and the Moon Landing, There Goes Patti McGee! and 48 Grasshopper Estates.
Sandra Dumais is a children’s book illustrator and owner of an online retail shop that sells prints and housewares. The picture books that she has collaborated on have received top honors from the Booksellers’ Association of Quebec. Sandra lives with her family in Montreal, Quebec.
Yong Ling Kang
Yong Ling Kang was born in Malaysia and grew up in Singapore. She is fascinated by storytelling, and has honed her craft through picture books, manga, cartoons and formal schooling in an animation program. Yong Ling has illustrated several picture books, including The Midnight Club, This House Is Home, Tanna’s Owl and William’s Getaway. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Mona Karaivanova is a freelance illustrator and an avid pencil fan. She works primarily on children’s book illustrations, pattern making and stationery. Mona is inspired by pine trees, long summer days, woodland creatures and good folk stories. She was born and grew up in Bulgaria, and is currently riding bikes in the Netherlands.
Kathleen Marcotte is an illustrator from the suburbs of Chicago. She earned her BFA in illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She loves to create playful illustrations that can appeal to both children and adults and has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration and 3×3 magazine. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio.