Ruth Berman (editor: Guys
& Dogs) is the former editor-in-chief of BowTie Press. She lives
in Brea, California.
Gabrielle Boiselle (photographer: Horse, Follow Closely/Out of the Saddle/Time Well Spent) is a well-known international horse photographer. She lives in Speyer, Germany.
Setsu Broderick's illustrations, decorative designs, and commercial artworks are seen throughout the world. Her whimsical and charming original creations have been turned into collectibles, music boxes, plush toys, books, and figurines. She has illustrated four books, The Splendid Little Book of All Things Cat, The Splendid Little Book of All Things Dog and Cats Rule/Dogs Rule. Max, her desk-chewing cockatoo, remains her most vocal art critic. Broderick resides in Granada Hills, California.
Debbie "The Rat Lady" Ducommun (A Fun & Care Book Rats!) has a background in animal behavior, nutrition, and animal health care. She is known internationally as one of the foremost authorities on rats. Ms. Ducommun lives in Chico, California. Her web site is at www.ratfanclub.org.
Karen Dale Dustman (A Fun & Care Book Ferrets!) is a freelance writer living in Frazier Park, California.
GaWaNi Pony Boy (Horse, Follow Closely/Out of the Saddle/Time Well Spent) is an accomplished horseman and trainer. He has been recognized throughout the country as an authority on Native American Horsemanship and is considered an innovative educator in the field of Native American history. He and his equine partner, Kola, travel to schools, universities, equine and other events in an attempt to enlighten those who have an interest in the history of the great horseman of the plains. His web site is at www.horsenet.com/ponyboy.
David L. Hough (Proficient Motorcycling) is a two-time winner of the National Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s award for “Excellence in Motorcycle Safety Journalism.” He has been writing a column called “Proficient Motorcycling” in Motorcycle Consumer News for 20 years. His column is often cited by rider training professionals as the best single source of riding tips and advice ever written for both the novice and veteran rider. David is an artist, photographer, riding instructor, and world traveler, and he makes his home in Port Angeles, Washington.
Buck Jones (Kittens!/Puppies!) is a freelance illustrator living in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ginger Kathrens (Cloud: Wild Stallion of the Rockies) s an Emmy-winning TV documentary producer and president of Taurus Productions, a corporation she founded in the 1970s. She has produced documentaries for the Discovery Channel and NATURE and has contributed to productions for National Geographic, the BBC, and PBS. Her documentary film-making trips have taken her to Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America, and all over the United States.
Ginger worked on over twenty segments of the PBS half-hour series Wild America from 1987 to 1996, including the two-part program Year of the Mustang, which introduced her to the Arrowhead Mountains and Raven’s band in early 1994. Since that time, Ginger has spent thousands of hours observing wild horses not only on Cloud’s home range but all over the western United States as well as on Cumberland Island off the coast of Georgia. She is a founder of the Wild Horse and Burro Freedom Alliance dedicated to the preservation of wild horses on public lands. Ginger lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Please visit Ginger's Web site: www.taurusproductions.net.
Michele Lanci-Altomare ( Good-Bye My Friend) is an award-winning artist, graphic designer, and photographer living in Southern California. Although this is her first book, she has designed many of BowTie's best-selling titles, such as Horse,
Follow Closely, Of Women & Horses, and All You Ever Wanted to Know About Herbs for Pets.
Bob Langrish (photographer: Spirit of the Horse Series) travels the world photographing horses. He has contributed to many books, calendars, and magazines. He makes his home in England.
Bob Lovka (Splendid Series and Cats Rule/Dogs Rule) is a Southern California-based writer whose work includes poetry, satire, humorous books and calendars, and television, script, and stage show writing. Bob's connection to felines and canines keeps expanding. Homeless cats and dogs look him up constantly, and uncannily they have increased their appearances since Bob wrote The Splendid Little Book of All Things Cat and The Splendid Little Book of All Things Dog. Many of these animals have found homes through Bob's association with Angel Puss and Pooch Rescue. Bob is owned by a cat and is tormented by a jealous Lhasa apso.
Penelope Milne (Kittens!/Puppies!) is an Animal Behavior Consultant in Laguna Beach, California.
Penelope is a consultant to animal welfare groups, veterinary associations, other organizations, and, of course, individual pet owners. Her web site is http://www.dubdubdog.com.
Cal Orey (Cancer & Epilepsy) resides in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Lynette Padwa (A Fun & Care Book Dogs!) is a writer and editor living in Los Angeles, California.
Audrey Pavia (Spirit of the Horse Series: Appaloosa & Paint) is a freelance writer and former editor of Horse Illustrated magazine. She lives in Yorba Linda, California.
Keith Robinson (illustrator: Why Do Series) is an award-winning cartoonist living in Manhattan Beach, California. His web site is at www.makingit.com.
Lani Scheman (A Fun & Care Book Dogs!) is a member of the American Chesapeake Club, Evergreen Chesapeake Bay Retriever Club, and Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
Laurie Schneider (Guys & Dogs) is a freelance photographer living in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, where she teaches black-and-white photography to children and adults, and works as a professional and fine arts photographer. Her web site is at www.lschneider.com.
Betsy Sikora Siino (Spirit of the Horse Series: Arabian, Thoroughbred & Quarter Horse) is a freelance writer and contributing editor to Horse Illustrated magazine. She lives in Orchard Park, New York.
Reneé Stockdale (photographer: A Fun & Care Book: Cats!, Dogs!, Ferrets!) is a freelance photographer whose work as appeared in numerous magazines and other books. She lives in Michigan.
Kim Thorton (Why Do Cats Do That?/Why Do Dogs Do That?) is a freelance writer and former editor of Dog Fancy magazine. She resides in Lake Forest, California.
Gregory L. Tilford & Mary L. Wulff-Tilford (All You Ever Wanted To Know About Herbs For Pets) are owners of Animals Apawthecary. The Tilfords are recognized experts of veterinary herbal medicine. They live in Conner, Montana.
Joan Hustace Walker (Arthritis & Hip Dysplasia) resides in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Lesley Ward (Horse Illustrated Guides) has written three children's books on horses. She is the editor
of Young Rider magazine and a consulting editor to Horse Illustrated magazine. Lesley resides in Lexington, Kentucky.
Kate Zentall (A Fun & Care Book Cats!) is an editor and freelance writer living in Los Angeles,
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