Anne M. Thomas is a children’s picture book writer and mother of two fabulous kiddos. After honing her children’s literary knowledge as a frequent public library visitor, Anne chose 2020 to turn lemons into lemonade with the release of her debut title, The Best Christmas Day. Prior to writing, Anne worked on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, co-founded Start Space board games, and owned Longview Photography. Anne is a native New Yorker and has a BA from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. When not reading or writing picture books, you can find her on the Mississippi Gulf Coast beachcombing for treasures, playing Four Square with her children, or brainstorming on a long run!
Originally from Michigan, Boston based illustrator Bradley Peterson is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer whose client list includes Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Illumination Studies, and The Maurice Sendak Estate. Bradley has also written and illustrated a middle-grade novel, Henry Hudson and The Nethermen, and is currently in search of a publisher.