About the Illustrators

Jon C. Munson II

Jon C. Munson II is a digital artist and photographer, and illustrated several of the Chesapeake Bay Adventure Series books including Jordan the Jellyfish, Curtis the Crab and Oakley the Oyster. He also works with his parents supporting their lawn maintenance service. He enjoys spiritual pursuits, sailing, bowling, music, native instruments (Native American flute & drums), Legos, R/C trains, and many other interests. He lives in Bowie, Maryland, with his family. See examples of his art and photography by visiting http://jon-munson-ii.artistwebsites.com.

Elizabeth Bostic

Elizabeth Bostic is a digital artist and Illustrated Olivia the Osprey in the Chesapeake Bay Series of Adventure Books for Children.

Steve Dasgupta

Steve Dasgupta is a digital artist and Illustrated Lila the Ladybug in the Deep Creek Lake Series of Adventure Books for Children, as well as Vandi the Garden Fairy.

Gabby Hammaker

Gabby Hammaker is a digital artist and Illustrated Christmas with Marco in the Chesapeake Bay Series of Adventure Books for Children.

Javier Duarte

Javier Duarte is a digital artist and Illustrated Chester the Chipmunk in the Chesapeake Bay Series of Adventure Books for Children.

Emily Hercock

Emily Hercock is a freelance illustrator based in a small village in Norfolk, UK and has illustrated over 20 books in her three year career. She works from her home, where she lives with her husband and Dougal, her cat, who keeps her company as she works. Emily began drawing as soon as she could hold a pen, and now at age 25 is proud to run her own business, "Emily's Illustrations", doing what she loves as a career.

Emily illustrated Paisley the Pony: An Assateague Island Adventure. You can find her website at http://www.emily-jade-illustrator.com.