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About The Illustrator
Ladianne Henderson is an artist, illustrator, and writer whose work has found its way to Ohio, New York, and various parts of North Carolina. Her artwork also appears on a billboard in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is licensed by Doodle-Doo Charity Greeting Cards in the U.K. In 2015, Ladianne won the honor of being the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce’s first Grand Mural artist for their newly remodeled offices. Henderson has a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary arts and loves bringing her observations to life through illustration. She truly believes picture books have the power to change the world, one reader at a time. For more information about Ladianne and her work, visit FlyingSpoonStudios.net.
About The Writer
Laura Kasischke is a former Fellow for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. She has won numerous awards for her poetry and fiction works and is the author of a number of novels including “The Life Before Her Eyes,” which was made into a movie starring Uma Thurman in 2007. Kasischke has been hailed for her ability to fearlessly depict everyday life by highlighting extraordinary textures of feeling and experience. For more information about Laura and her work, visit LauraKasischke.com.