Vanita Oelschlager is a wife, mother, grandmother, philanthropist,
former teacher, current caregiver, author, and poet. She is a
graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, where she
currently serves as a Trustee. Vanita is also Writer In Residence
for the Literacy Program at The University of Akron.
Her first book, My Grampy Can't Walk, was widely praised. It's
an uplifting story about the wonderful relationship between her
husband Jim, who has multiple sclerosis, and their grandchildren. Vanita has also supported Jim as he built Oak ssociates, ltd. into a highly respected investment management firm.
Robin Hegan has many artistic talents, but enjoys illustrating children's books the most. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Integrative Arts. Robin resides
in Pennsylvania with her husband and two daughters. In addition to Birds of a Feather, Robin's illustrations can also be seen in Mother Goose Other Goose, My Grampy Can't Walk and The Lizard House Adventure.
Kristin Blackwood is an experienced illustrator whose other VanitaBooks include: My Grampy Can't Walk, Let Me Bee, Big Blue, Made In China and What Pet Will I Get?