Many thanks to the individuals who have, and continue, to provide feedback and encouragement to Practice Readers Books. Also, a big thank you to the dedicated educators and science of reading community as a whole for their passion and commitment to ensuring all children learn to read.
Catherine S. Young specializes in controlled text for beginning readers. She has a diverse background putting research insights into practice within the spheres of education, public health, and consumer electronics. She is the proud mom of three delightful developing readers (and test subjects). Read more about why Catherine founded Practice Readers Books, or find her on goodreads.
Victoria Pelletier is an artist and educator based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She believes in making literacy and art affordable and accessible to all. You can view more of her work at Femme des Fleurs Art.
Réjean Roy is an artist based in Northern New Brunswick where he paints and explores his childhood woodlands. He has illustrated more than 30 children's book titles over the course of his career in addition to his own writing. You can learn more about his work at www.rejean.ca
Carol Savoie is a digital illustrator based in Fredericton, New Brunswick and owner of Curious Designs. She has a background in classical studies, environmental design, graphic design and architecture.
Nicholas Walsh is a New Brunswick illustrator inspired by the miniscule domains of nature often overlooked by many. You can find more of his work at www.redleafshop.ca
Noor Thaheri (Moonlight Crow) is a digital and traditional artist who loves bringing children’s books to life.
Kelly McCarthy is a multimedia visual artist and New Brunswick College of Craft and Design graduate specializing in fine line designs. She is also passionate about teaching art and helping people achieve their own artistic visions.
Katrina Kruse is a self-taught artist from Vancouver, BC where she works as a freelance illustrator and children's book artist.