Sally Apokedak is a literary agent who has been working in the field of children’s book for over 20 years. She represents a few, select, authors, and also works as a small publisher, putting out children’s books that are slanted to the right side of the political center.

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Cheryl Secomb enjoys writing fiction for children. She began writing close to 30 years ago as a creative outlet, while homeschooling and raising her four kids. She has had a number of stories published in various periodicals and anthologies.

Cheryl resides in Oregon with her husband, not far from their children and their families. She is currently writing children’s board books and picture books. Some of her projects include working with her daughter, Ellen Injerd, as an author/illustrator team.

Cheryl’s desire is to create books that children and parents and grandparents can enjoy reading together. Her heart is that children can discover the joy of reading and become lifelong readers.

Janine is a high school biology and environmental science teacher and loves her job every day. Creating children’s poetry and art has been her dream since kindergarten. She has two sons and two fluffy, ridiculous dogs.