Meet Our Authors


MICHELE L. MEDLYN

Michele was born in Mesa, Arizona. She currently has 7 great-granddaughters, 11 grandchildren and 4 daughters. She has high hopes of filling their personal libraries with fun stories to last a lifetime.

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CASON SMITHSON

Cason is known by most as a teddy bear, but can often be mistaken for a sheep when he goes too long without a haircut. Writing and drawing have been a part of his life from a very early age. Between "Mickey Mouse Golden Books," and "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom", he gained a sense for the rhythm of a story and the impact of illustrations.

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HEIDI BARTLE

Heidi is grateful to devote most of her life to mothering five energetic children. After marrying her wonderful husband, Garry, she graduated from Brigham Young University, where she studied and worked in the health science field. Heidi accompanies a women's singing group and plays volleyball for fun.

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RAUL JIMENEZ

Raúl Jiménez, co-creator of Chicano Jr., is a writer from Tampico Tamaulipas, Mexico. He is in his early 30's and writes often about Mexico. For the parents interested in Mexican culture, you can find his book on Mexican Slang “Mexislang” (+18) on Amazon or Audible, as well as “The Gringo Guide to Moving to Mexico,” a guide with all the necessary information for living in Mexico.