Manelle Oliphant believes one of the best things about stories is their ability to help people connect. She enjoys illustrating historical stories and fairytales. She graduated from BYU-Idaho with her illustration degree. Since then she has illustrated more than ten children’s books. The most recent, In The Wind was published by Peachtree Publishers. She lives with her husband and two cats in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can see her work at www.manelleoliphant.com, and talesfantastic.com.