Rachel Rodriguez was born in Michigan. She has worked as a restaurant busgirl, a medical guinea pig, and a 7-11 Slurpee machine syrup refiller. She was the voice of Hellman's Mayonnaise for Argentinean commercials screening at Cannes Film Festival. She's also answered phones at a Dublin public relations firm. As a park ranger in Olympic National Park, she climbed to the jaw-dropping summit of Mt. Olympus, flew in a helicopter searching to rescue lost hikers and picked up campers' trash in the woods. Nowadays, Rachel is busy writing more books. From her San Francisco home, she enjoys the 20-minute bike ride through Golden Gate Park to the sea. Julie Paschkis was born in Pennsylvania and attended Germantown Friends School, Ringerike Folkehogskole in Norway, Cornell University and the School for American Craftsmen at RIT. She taught art to grade school children for about 8 years. During that time she continued to work on her own art and illustration. In 1991 she stopped teaching to commit herself to doing art full time. That art includes painting, illustration, and illustrating children's books. All of it is connected to storytelling.
Lyrical and vivid, this is a portrait of an exceptional artist, a woman whose eyes were open to the wonders of the world. www.bettybookmark.co.uk This is a child's introduction to early twentieth-century American artist, Georgia O'Keeffe... the text is minimal, thoughtful and all the more powerful for this. Books for Keeps Poetic, lyrical and vivid. INIS