Melinda Beck is an Emmy-nominated illustrator, animator, and
graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her clients include
Nickelodeon, Nike, Target, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Real
Simple, Supreme, The New Yorker, The New York
Times, and Time. She received many awards including a
gold medal from The Society of Illustrators, In addition her work
has been exhibited in various shows. Recently a series of her
prints was acquired by the Library of Congress for their permanent
collection. Melinda is currently the vice president of ICON, The
Illustration Conference, which brings together top illustrators,
designers, educators, representatives, and art buyers to explore
the future of illustration.
Sonali Fry is a children's book editor who lives in New York City.