April Rachelle Robins - Author
The peaceful setting of her farm in the Red River Valley often inspires April Robins to paint her countryside in words. She is an honors graduate from Texas A&M University with a BS in Computer Science. After years of working on software projects related to the welfare of children, April retired and pursued her love of writing children’s books. She is wife to Jay and mother-in-law to Celeste. She and Jay have four grandchildren.
F. Jay Robins – Co-Writer
Holding a degree in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas, Jay Robins worked in the aerospace industry for many years. Jay is an accomplished storyteller. He brings to the stories a creative mind and thought provoking insights.
Celeste Robins – Co-Writer
As a mother, homemaker, and an active school system volunteer, Celeste Robins’ life is rich with purpose. Celeste has the uncanny ability to transpose any passage into a child’s level of understanding.
Valerie Bouthyette – Illustrator
Every so often, an artistic talent comes along that catches your heart and your imagination. Valerie Bouthyette has that ability. She stirs memories of your childhood long forgotten and brings them to the forefront fresh and precious. For a moment, you become a kid again. Renowned for her broad graphic styles, Valerie was born on Long Island, New York. Today she lives on a farm in Pine City, New York, with her Canadian born husband, Pierre, and their dogs, Maggie and Amber. She is devoted to her children, Joseph and Katie, whose childhood inspires her creativity.