R. A. HERMAN
R. A. Herman has worked in children's publishing at a major New York publishing house. Today she is a writer and an artists' representative in New York City, where she both lives and works.
DURGA YAEL BERNHARD
Durga Yael Bernhard is the illustrator and/or author of numerous award-winning picture books with multicultural themes. She is also an active arts-in-ed educator and a Hebrew/bnei mitzvah tutor. For more about her books and work, visit her website or book blog at dyaelbernhard.com.
Leah Wells is a musician and educator. Her movement activity book, Games That Sing, was published in 2011 by Heritage Music Press. In 2012, she was the winter web feature of CEA. Leah lives her husband and two sons in New York City. She founded HelioTot with her sister, Naomi Rosenblatt.
Steve Haskamp has illustrated Make Your Own Calendar every year since 2004. He is also the illustrator of several children's books including the enormously popular Five Silly Moneys and Five Little Ladybugs.
Amy Look holds a degree in Architecture and has a Masters in Early Childhood Education. She has taught preschool and elementary school and lives in New York City with her family.
A graduate of The Cooper Union and NYU, Naomi Rosenblatt has been an illustrator, designer, editor, writer, and now publisher of Heliotrope and HelioTot.