About the author
Valerie A. Nichols is a freelance writer of both fiction and non-fiction. She has had articles published in The Arizona Republic and The Milwaukee Journal. After writing her children’s book, Sammy the Sparrow--First and Fastest, she was asked to write the Wisconsin and Arizona chapters for Faces of Freedom—Profiles of America’s Fallen Heroes--Iraq and Afghanistan. When visiting schools or speaking to various groups, Ms. Nichols uses her books and experiences to teach the writing process.
About the illustrator:
Curtis Newman is a versatile painter and illustrator who thrives on creative visual challenges, including cartooning, painting pets, and book illustrating.
Please visit his website! http://curtisnewmanartist.com/