Cynthia Mackey is a preschool teacher from Victoria, B.C. who has always loved children’s literature. She loves reading to her class, taking them out in nature, and introducing them to creative pursuits like art and music. Cynthia has been a member of SCBWI since 2015. After years of reading stories to children, she is proud to have written and published her first picture book, Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker. Cynthia is a participant in the 2017 and 2018 12×12 picture book challenge and winner of Wordy Wanderings short story contest with her story, Friendship Soup.
Paula Nasmith, also passionate about children’s literature, is responsible for the beautiful illustrations in the book. You can view more of her work at www.tinyvioletstudio.com
Release date: April 24, 2017
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