About the Artist
Brenda McGuinness is an award winning illustrator who grew up in Ireland and moved to Maine in 2014. Inspired by her students on the west coast of Ireland, she has published a series of children’s books in her native Irish language. She continues to draw inspiration from the students she now teaches in Sebago, Maine as well as the new sights and sounds that surround her home. She lives in a house she self-built with her husband on the top of a hill along with their daughter, son and three deer that pass by the front door everyday.