Kathleen Kemly has wanted to illustrate children’s books since she was in third grade. She illustrated A Fishing Surprise by Rae McDonald and is currently working on a book about Golden Delicious apples. Kathleen enjoys painting with friends, hiking in the mountains, and eating chocolate. Her beloved menagerie of pets includes a fat tabby cat and a lovely flock of chickens. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two grown sons.