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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 art with words and pictures.

Doll-E 1.0 Cover
T-Bone the Drone Cover
Fire Truck vs. Dragon Cover
Cover image of Bedtime Ballet
Placeholder image for the cover of Little Red Writing Hood and the Big Bad Editor, written by Rebecca Kraft Rector and illustrated by Shanda McCloskey
Placeholder image for the cover of Nubby, written by Dan Richards and illustrated by Shanda McCloskey

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.

Holiday Gift Guide:

This PDF Gift Guide is complete with affiliate links that support my art and gets your holiday shopping closer to done :)

Shanda McCloskey, Children's Illustrator & Author