Think Fair Trade First Think Fair Trade First is the first book about fair trade for a young audience. In this story two kids are searching for the perfect gift for their mother. With the help of their aunt, the children discover the world of fair trade and learn about how shopping wisely can help improve many people’s lives around the world.
An Amish Alphabet “Amish
people are known for their old-fashioned customs and dress. But who are
they, really—and what can they teach us about faith and life? Author
and illustrator Ingrid Hess draws on her Amish and Mennonite heritage in
this delightful introduction to what the Amish believe and how they
Doodling Dragons “When children learn all the sounds
made by each letter, they take a giant leap toward becoming strong
readers and spellers. . . .This playful introduction to the sounds of
the alphabet opens the door for children to hear, say, recognize, and
read the single-letter phonograms.”
Sleep in Peace Sleep in Peace is a book for young kids. “This charming book-length poem is the perfect bedtime story. Children learn that, just like them, kids around the world are going to bed too. And, just like them, God watches over all children as they Sleep in Peace.”
Walk in Peace Walk in Peace is a book for young children. Like its companion book, Sleep in Peace, it reassures kids that they are loved by God regardless of where they live. Unlike Sleep in Peace, this new book focuses on children as they go through their days.
The first six images are from a series I was commissioned to create for The Mother and Baby Hospital in Kenya. This hospital, built by the Riley Hospital for Children, one of the premier children’s hospitals in the world, opened in 2010. Many of the women treated there are HIV positive. In addition to its permanent home in Kenya, this art was exhibited at the Strong Museum of Play. The rest of the images include commissions and published work.The remaining images include commissions and publications.