Children's book


Milwaukee author, illustrator team up to pen their first children's book

Published Feb. 8, 2013

Jamie Vacho Knisbeck hadn't written a book before, so she was surprised when the idea for a children's story came to her while journaling in her garden several years ago. It was only through a friend of a friend that she met illustrator Charlie Christman and her idea came to life. A year and a half later, "Ivy Grace and the Birthday Monster" was born.


Local couple collaborates on colorful "Flump"

Published Dec. 11, 2002

What is "Flump?" Good question. According to Seuss-esque author Joan LoPresti and her husband, illustrator Bob Danner, it's something like "Sun in the mornin', moon in the night, flump is wrong, and flump is right."