Santral Lusin is an artist, illustrator, and teller of tales. Santral grew up in Kennewick, WA and is currently living in Bozeman, MT. She has a graduate background in modern U.S. History, mother of two young children, the volunteer community coordinator for a local Montessori school, SCBWI member who has spent years working in the nonprofit world. She is intrigued by the colorful world around her and sees art as a medium through which our dreams speak. Kids need to see themselves reflected in joy filled stories not just biographies, historical fiction or cause books.