Meet Baxter's Author and Illustrator
Susan Schoen Slovensky - Author
Susan Schoen Slovensky earned an AB in Speech Pathology from Ohio University which launched her career in Ohio public schools. Eventually she focused on Special Education and earned both an MA and an Ed. Specialist degree. Upon retirement she was hired to work for the Department of Defense Schools with assignments in South Korea and Germany. She has worked with children and adults, Pre-K through university level. Currently she resides Sarasota, FL with Baxter, Tiger, and Boots.
Jacqueline Paske Gill - Illustrator
Jacqueline Paske Gill is Baxter's illustrator. With a BFA in Illustration from the College of Visual Arts, Jacqueline, in addition to illustrating books, writes and illustrates her own picture books, including "The Monster in the Basement", and a seasonal set based on memories from her childhood. She has been drawing and writing stories since she was a child. She grew up in Sarasota, FL where she currently lives with her family.