Rachel Nigh is an artist and a writer from Santa Cruz, California where she spends most of her time drawing, illustrating, writing and painting public murals.  One of

seven children in an artistic family, she lives at home with her husband and two children, is an avid reader of children's books, and has taught children's art classes. 


She is interested in writing and illustrating her own picture books, but is also eager to illustrate any book that wanders into her home in need of pictures.  


For the last few years she has maintained a blog reviewing her favorite children's books.  Check it out at www.happilyevertales.com.