Shelly Hampe

Shelley grew up in the sprawling plains of a Texas, where she spent her days climbing trees, reading, drawing, and having long conversations with Cotty, her imaginary friend.

She later attended Texas A&M- Commerce and Texas Christian University, graduating with her masters in Studio Art… Read More


Nancy Churnin

Nancy Churnin is the theater critic for The Dallas Morning News and author of THE WILLIAM HOY STORY, HOW A DEAF BASEBALL PLAYER CHANGED THE GAME (Albert Whitman), on the 2016 New York Public Library Best Books for Kids list, the 2017 Texas Library Association’s 2X2 and Topaz lists, 2017-2018 Kennebec Valley Book Award Books, the 2018 Illinois School Library Media Association’s Monarch Award Master List, Connecticut’s 2018 Charter Oak Children’s Book Awards list and the 2018-2019 Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice awards MANJHI MOVES A MOUNTAIN (Creston Books), winner of the 2018 South Asia Book Award ….. Read More