Kyrja? is the author of a growing series of children? books published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. entitled Rupert? Tales, is a regular contributor to ?ooka Pages,?an online magazine published 8 times annually, and produces the web-based TV program, ?riends of Rupert,?which focuses on teaching children Pagan traditions and practices through stories, songs, humor, demonstrations, and short films. Kyrja also writes fantasy-genre fiction novels, including the recently released Mi? Search for Beauty. She is a longtime member of an official Adopt-A-Road crew, helping to care for Mother Earth. Kyrja loves to write and sing children? songs, so may burst suddenly into song at any given moment!Tonia Bennington Osborn's lifelong labor of love has been to explore and express the miracles that make up her world. Born in Florida and raised in Ohio, Tonia distinguished herself as a serious artist by age 11, receiving an award from the Young Author's Guild for her work in illustrations. From there, her recognition and respect grew. Her impressive resume describes a successful and meaningful career filled with prestigious honors and awards. Formally educated at OSU, the Columbus College of Art & Design, Dayton Academy of Design, Tonia expertly creates in soft pastel, graphite, watercolor, acrylics, and oils. Her favorite subjects are figurative drawing and portrait work, and favorite medium: soft pastel on suede ?an art form that she has lovingly embraced and enriched through her own unique innovations and experiments. Tonia's work is displayed internationally at galleries and via private clientele.

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