Children's Author

Sharon Deur

Sharon is a daughter of the King of kings and loves helping children know they are royalty too. She graduated from Calvin University with a degree in elementary education. She taught preschool, kindergarten, second and fourth grades. She has led Bible Studies and Mom to Mom groups. She spent time mentoring for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and also training parents in how to implement Love and Logic ® techniques. 

Pilgrim’s Progress, which Sharon read as a young teen, gave her a profound appreciation for Biblical imagery. She and her husband live in Michigan. She is “Mom” to two grown sons and two daughters-in-love. In her spare time, she loves to read, walk, bike, and kayak.


Deborah Smith

Deborah Smith’s love for art was nurtured at a young age, and has developed into an award winning, internationally sold artist.  Her focus is to honor God through her art.  She has taken her love for Christ and her passion for art and incorporated them into her life’s work as an illustrator, painter, sculptor, and art instructor.

Prior to her current vocation in book illustrating, she had a distinguished and prestigious career as a Walt Disney World Artist, Designer and Art Director. She has received many accolades and awards for her art and continues to exhibit her work throughout the Central Florida area.  Deborah resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband.

“It truly is a blessing to pursue and share my passion for art.  I will never tire of the joy and fulfillment it brings.”