Daytime, Nighttime, All Through the Year is Andrea’s first book with Dawn Publications. But she has been illustrating children’s nature books for many years, and hopes that her work will help young people develop a passion for the natural world that follows them into adulthood. She lives in Bellingham, Washington, with her family of two- and four-footed creatures.
Artist of the Month
Ashley White, whose debut book for Dawn is A Moon of My Own, also describes herself as an “outdoor fanatic, peony-gazer, and daydreamer, with an eye for all things fabulous and creative.” Her illustrations for A Moon of My Own are inspired by her love of travel and her daughter who wears rain boots every day of the year. When […]
Cathy Morrison is an award-winning illustrator in Colorado who grew up spending most summers on her family farm in Texas. The farm included many cows, two horses, several pigs, no chickens, but there was one peacock. She began her career in animation and graphic design, but discovered her passion for children’s book illustration while raising her two children. After several […]
Christopher Canyon is the illustrator of several beautiful books for children, including the 20th Anniversary Edition of Wonderful Nature, Wonderful You. When he isn’t in his studio, Christopher enjoys traveling and providing educational and entertaining programs for schools, libraries, and conferences. Christopher received his formal art education at the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio. His work has […]
Jennifer DiRubbio is a wildlife activist and conservationist whose passion for conservation began with art. Jennifer specializes in realistic watercolor paintings of wildlife, and to be realistic—to be accurate— requires lots of research. And she discovered that “you can’t draw animals without caring about them.” Art is in her bones. As a first grader she already knew that she wanted […]