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Cover Artist - Illustrator - Designer - Art Director
Designer - Assistant Art Director
Children's Corner Imprint Editor Assistant
Elizabeth is the Children’s Corner Imprint Editor and Assistant Art Director with 4RV Publishing. She is currently attending Southern New Hampshire University to obtain her business degree. Elizabeth writes romance and cozy mysteries, edits books and stories, and formats and designs book interiors. Her hobbies include reading and writing and spending time with her family.
Matthew Hughes is Senior Lecturer in Military and International History at the University of Salford, where he directs the BA degree in Military History. A specialist on the war in the Middle East, he is the author of a book on the Palestine campaign, Allenby and British Strategy in the Middle East, 1917-1919, published by Frank Cass in 1999.
Amy Rottinger is an illustrator and graphic designer. She graduated with a bachelors degree in illustration/ fine arts in 2010 at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Since then she's illustrated many children's books, book covers, logo designs, t-shirt designs, product logo designs, etc. Amy's currently a full-time employee at University Tees, located in Lakewood Ohio. There she creates designs for college t-shirts, many of the designs she works on are animal-based designs, fantasy-like designs and/or floral/whimsical designs.
Andrea Gray grew up sketching and painting and later earned a graphic design degree at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She draws inspiration from other cultures, music, and folklore. When she’s not illustrating, Andrea can be found behind a camera lens or finding tranquility in the Oklahoma wilderness.
Andrea lives in Broken Arrow with her loving husband Brandon, son Benjamin, and two dogs.
Illustrator - Designer
Jeannie has been painting in watercolors and oils for over 20 years with an emphasis on light, nature and the human personality. In addition to painting, she's an illustrator working mostly in a variety of media: ink, watercolor, oils, gouache, pencil and digital. Since 2015 she's also written and illustrated children’s picture books. Jeannie's been an art teacher with over 30 years' experience teaching art to students in elementary and secondary schools. She's also a member of the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).
Athalie Genesis is an adaptable, peculiar, and eccentric artist that is addicted to new experiences. Athalie is known for her illustrative and graphic design work. She graduated in 2020 with her BFA in Graphic Design, and has years of skill in many creative fields. She likes to spend her time volunteering for the local animal shelter in her spare time, as well as with her family and friends. Athalie enjoys learning new subjects, creating as much as she can, and playing video games on the side to release some stress.
Diane Brown is an artist/illustrator who loves children and their books. She has dreamed of creating pictures for children’s books. Your reading this is evidence that dream has come true.
Mrs. Brown is the mother of three boys of whom she is immensely proud. Mrs. Brown and her husband live in Texas with their lovely dog, Sport.
I live at the top of a hill, near the edge of a forest in semi-rural New Hampshire, USA. There is a magic wand on my desk and a dragon in my basement. Everything else is nearly normal.
Illustrator - Designer
Carrie Salazar was born and raised in southeastern Louisiana and now lives in California with her husband and two daughters. When not drawing, you will find her peddling her bike through Berkeley, throwing a stick with her dog, Lily along the San Francisco Bay beaches, or snuggling with her three cats.
Jordan M. Vinyard
Tom Deisboeck is a scientist-turned-entrepreneur who attended medical school in Germany and business school in the USA. He grew up reading comics from the Franco-Belgian tradition like Tintin and Asterix fueling his passion for drawing from a very young age, and led him to a third career as a cartoon artist.
Mostly self-taught, Tom is inspired and propelled by great mentors like Charles Zembillas of The Animation Academy in Burbank, CA, and John Byrne of The London Art College, UK.
His editorial cartoons appear regularly in online publications where they focus on current events, including political, financial, and scientific topics. Tom spent many nights reading nighttime stories to his son and enjoys illustrating children’s stories with a dynamic, comics style. Tom lives in Massachusetts with his wife, son, and ‘super’ dog.
Illustrator, Cover Artist
Madeline Ayars, from Wyoming, is 4RV's youngest artist. At 18 years old, she's been part of the Cheyenne Artist Guild, already awarded first place in Cheyenne Central High's art contest, is in the midst of building an Etsy store, plans to attend Colorado State University, and now she's a traditionally published book cover artist.
Jessica McClure currently lives in Maryland where she works as a plush toy designer at a company called The Petting Zoo.
She attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY, to earn her BFA in illustration and enjoys working on books about kids and nature.
Caroline Mabey is currently a writer and illustrator of children’s books. As well as illustrating for 4RV Publishing, she is a published author of children’s books. Her first series of six children’s books was released in June 2013. She currently lives in London with her husband, Steve.
Bridget McKenna is a colorful, whimsical artist who has been creating beautiful artwork since she was a young child. She studied Illustration and Fine Art at The School of Visual Arts in New York. It has been a dream come true for her to illustrate her very first children’s book and she has loved every minute of it. She lives in northern California with her loving husband, beautiful daughter, and two fluffy Pomeranians.