DEBORAH VAN DYKEN lives and works in Beaufort, NC, where she practices family law and lives with her husband, Bill Blair. During the past 20 years, Deborah has spent a lot of time watching sea turtles and observing their nests at Cape Lookout National Seashore in Carteret County, NC, which inspired her children's book, The Little Turkle.
SUSAN MASON is a native of the village of Atlantic in Down East, Carteret County, NC. Susan lived and taught secondary school in Arctic Alaska for twenty-one years. She is an artist and photographer. Susan has previously illustrated Inupiaq language books, The Snowy Owl and the Red Fox and Similes for Mother.
Reading and book signing. The Little Turkle will be officially available April 16, 2019.