Christine M. Schneider grew up in Colorado and graduated with a BFA in Illustration from the University of Kansas. Christy owns Yellow Pencil Studio, Inc., an illustration and design studio in Lawrence, Kansas. Some of her picture books for children include Picky Mrs. Pickle, Saxophone Sam and His Snazzy Jazz Band, Under Construction, and My Learn to Read Bible.

Along with books for kids, Christy illustrates and designs for a variety of clients. She also art directs Family Practice Management, a business journal for doctors published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Christy operates Inkello Letterpress as well, combining her love for illustration and design with the artisan craft of letterpress printing. See more here at the Inkello website.

She lives in Lawrence, a smallish college town in the northeast corner of Kansas, with her husband, daughter and two kitties.

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