Marianne Savage, a self-taught artist, authored and illustrated two award-winning children's books in 2019. Other previous illustrations and covers include five books in the Annie Tillery mystery series for teens written by Linda Maria Frank. Working by day as a designer of needlework arts, her designs can be found in shops all over the globe. When not writing or drawing, she enjoys singing in an a cappella women's chorus and is the founding member of a sandwich making group for homeless shelters for over 20 years. She is looking forward to sharing more of her stories and art in the future.