Tundra’s KATHRYN E. SHOEMAKER is the illustrator of over thirty books for children and the author of four books for teachers. She has been the recipient of many awards. She has worked as an art teacher, curriculum specialist, filmmaker, and as an exhibit/display/event designer. Her work ranges from books, filmstrips, and greeting cards, to posters, calendars, and illustrations and articles for magazines. Her paintings, prints, illustrations, and multimedia creations are in public and private collections around the world. She is currently working on her doctorate in Language and Literacy.