Author: Sylvia Melton
Sylvia Melton lives in Texas. She grew up on Tales from the Crypt, Jem (She’s truly outrageous) and Saved by the Bell. She has always loved to draw, illustrate, and tell stories. Sylvia is the author of The Happy Birds Series (Spread Your Wings and Can I Give you Hug). She lives in Texas with her son and husband. She is outnumbered 2 to 1.
Martina Parker is is a holistic therapist of over 20 years specializing in reflexology and reiki. Through her holistic work she became aware of the amazing powers of gratitude -and decided to share this knowledge.
Lisa Wee debuts as author/illustrator, “Li Na is my name, Dixi Books Publishing, UK. Lisa has illustrated several picture books for prominent organizations and self-published authors. Her quaint, quirky and vibrant illustrations are inclusive, embracing diversity in celebrating the lives of children from all walks of life, whether they come from adopted families, same-gender families or blended families.
Angela Delf lives in Wisconsin with her husband and three children. As she was constantly looking for ways to declutter, organize, and simplify her life at home, this book was born. In addition to writing, she enjoys reading, running, coaching soccer, volunteering at her children’s school, and traveling.
Melissa Brady Petrillo
Melissa Brady Petrillo is an educator in New Jersey with a passion for promoting empathy and inclusivity in her classroom. Melissa earned her education and English degrees from Caldwell University, followed by her master of arts degree in educational leadership.
Cynthia Carla has a deep respect for all life, and the unified love we all share with each other. Cynthia wrote The Who That I Am when she took time to sit with her inner light and allow the uniqueness that is within her to shine through.
Adaeze Ajuka and Rosemary Ajuka-LeCroy Sisters – Recommended Authors
Adaeze Ajuka and Rosemary Ajuka-LeCroy are sisters who are passionate about empowering little girls to live life like superheroes everyday. Rosemary Ajuka-LeCroy is a podcaster, speaker and startup founder and Adaeze is the founder of Early Leaders Hub – a leadership and public speaking after-school program for kids.
Iolani L. Bullock
Iolani L. Bullock is a Bronx native who caught the travel bug at a young age. A diversity, equity and inclusion professional by day and novelist by night, she received her Bachelor of Arts from New York University…
Sylvia Melton is the author of The Happy Birds Series (Spread Your Wings and Can I Give you Hug). She lives in Texas with her son and husband. She has always loved to draw, illustrate, and tell stories.
Cora Lyndon is a freelance journalist and all-round pen-to-hire with a penchant for making up silly stories to keep her children amused. Fortunately, Cora’s writing skills have improved since her debut book – The Little Girl and the Dog, written and illustrated by a 6-year-old Cora. She lives with her husband and children who inspire her to keep writing stories.
Shlomi is a preschool educator, Kids yoga teacher, balloon twister, book lover, and intermediate surfer. He lives with his family in Sydney, Australia and is the founder of Yoga4kids – Sydney.
Andrea Lopez Olatunji (bilingual)
Andrea Olatunji has gained valuable expertise with diversity and multicultural environments. She developed a passion for languages and cultures early on in her twenty-year-plus career.
Bio: S.B. Goncarova is a writer, screenwriter, visual artist and filmmaker. She is the creator of an animated educational children’s TV series called “The Adventures of So-So,” (currently in production) which teaches science and math through musical concepts.
Liz Cavanaugh, is the Author of “The Strong Tree” and “Rex’s Bad Day!”. A mother of 2 beautiful boys. Liz believe that positive thinking can make your outlook so much better.
Becky loves learning as much as possible through reading, attending creative classes and conferences, and daily practicing her crafts of writing and design. Becky has a BS in Business Management from Brigham Young University and a Certificate of Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Colorado.