Presenting:  k r i s  A R O  M c L E O D

Kris Aro McLeod is a freelance author and illustrator, elementary school art teacher, amateur chef, mountain hiker, and enthusiastic bookworm. She lives with her family in Northern California.

Kris has illustrated Catch a Kiss, Sleeping Bear Press, 2016, The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee, Mighty Media, 2016, Lizzie and the Last day of School, written by Trinka Hakes Noble, Sleeping Bear Press, 2015 and she wrote Hush-a-Bye Counting, illustrated by Virginia Allyn, Piggy Toes Press, 2008. She has illustrated and written poems for Ladybug, Spider, and Cricket Magazines. Her poems have appeared in My America, A Poetry Atlas of the United States, edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins, in audio magazines, and in anthologies edited by Betsy Franco.