Marcie Aboff is the author of picture books, early readers, chapter books, and magazine stories. She also used to work as a feature writer for a daily newspaper in Escondido, California, and as a catalog copywriter for an advertising firm in New York City. She’s written more than 20 titles for Picture Window Books. Marcie loves visiting schools to talk to students about being an author, as well as helping them develop their own writing potential. When she’s not writing or visiting schools, Marcie likes to play tennis, listen to music, see really good movies, travel, and eat as much chocolate as she can. Marcie resides in Edison, New Jersey, with her two sons and one daughter. Their cat, Sneakers, also resides in the home, although he sometimes is under the impression he is the sole proprietor.
Please visit Marcie’s website (www.marcieaboff.com) to learn more about her books.
Kyle’s passion for art began at a very early age and led to art lessons beginning in kindergarten. Throughout high school Kyle won various local and national art competitions. During these years, he began developing a portfolio which led to his acceptance to Columbus College of Art and Design. In college, Kyle’s interests expanded to include comics, animation, sculpting, illustration, toys, architecture, writing, traditional painting, and photography. In 2004 Kyle graduated with a BF in both Illustration and Animation.
Upon graduation, Kyle was hired by American Greetings in Cleveland where he specialized in Juvenile and Humor card illustration. Upon leaving American Greetings, Kyle quickly developed a client base including children's art for cards, trade books including picture books, first & young reader books, board games, and educational textbooks. Kyle Poling is represented by Liz Sanders Agency at (509) 993-6400.