All knew that such bewilderment, joy and smiles would create one of the happiest Christmas memories ever. Snowy and Sleepy had never seen so many smiles. Interestingly, the workers also boasted about the fact that no complaints had been received about the Christmas Tree shape this year This was the first tree that brought contentment. Everyone was happy Everyone was sharing GOOD WILL.
Author Dianne Sunda grew up in Nyack, NY, Royalston, MA and Old Bennington, VT. She studied Art and World Literature at the University of Louvain (Leuven, Belgium) and at Williams College. As a believer in life long learning, she earned a second degree at Skidmore College (Saratoga, NY) and she also completed Master Programs at St. Lawrence University and Graduate Research at the London School of Economics. Her professional experiences have included working in the design department at Schumacher (NY and Paris) and in Educational Television. In addition, she has served colleges and universities as a liberal arts faculty member and as provost in America and in England. Dianne's research and writings for the Development of Liberal Arts Curriculum (World Literature, Art, Music and Dance) has served many teacher training programs and ongoing publications, including LETTERS FROM THE ANIMALS. In addition, she is the founder of The International Children's Museum Foundation (a unique in-kind sponsorship foundation). She, along with retired teachers, teach Saturday classes for families and they mentor aspiring writers and artists. Dianne has written Christmas Snowy Owl stories for village children for many tidings in Britain.
Designer Debbi Wraga runs an independent publishing program in Vermont and New York. She is thrilled by the incredible books and covers she has been able to design for authors. Collaborating with Dianne Sunda has allowed Debbi to touch the hearts of children all over the world. While enjoying the creative opportunities presented to her, Debbi enjoys the fusion of an author's vision with the creative process and continues to freelance graphic design work. Debbi lives with her husband, Todd in Vermont and loves being a Nonna to her grandchildren, Silas and Floki. She also enjoys spending time with her two grown children, Tolkien and Tori and her fur babies, Raya and Goliath. She feels very blessed that both of her children have found Teresa and True as their partners, who make us all laugh a little louder, smile a little brighter and our lives a little better.