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Hi! My name is Shanda, and I write and illustrate children’s books. I also love visiting schools and talking with kids about robots, drones, and creating stories with words and pictures.

Holiday Gift Guide 2022:

Lots of ideas in this Gift Guide for pairing my books with other cool things, just in time for gift-giving season!

PreOrder NUBBY:

PreOrder NUBBY here and give it as a holiday gift with this printable.

Order Signed Books:

For signed and personalized copies of my books, go here →

Signed Book Plates:

Already have a copy of my book(s)? I’d love to send you a signed book plate for it! Just let me know here.

Upcoming Events:

  • December 6, 2022, 6:00pm – I’ll be speaking at the opening dinner of “The Story Garden” literacy conference at Callaway Gardens, put on by MGRESA and WGRESA.
  • January 7, 2023, 2-4pm at Barrel House Coffee Company, Downtown Ball Ground, GA – NUBBY release and signing party! (I’ll have all my books available for sale and drawing/coloring activities for kids at my favorite place right in my hometown :)
  • March 14, 2023, University of North Georgia – Gainesville Campus, I’ll be presenting at TOMECON!

TeePublic Merch:

All my book related designs are available on multiple items/colors! Shop my TeePublic store here.

RedBubble Merch:

All book related designs are available on multiple items/colors! Shop my RedBubble store here.

Shanda McCloskey, Children's Illustrator & Author