About the Artist
Christina Montano is a healer, writer, and filmmaker. She has a masters degree in Holistic Living and is the mother of four children. Over the years Ms. Montano has read thousands of children’s books and decided to finally write one of her own. The Yellow Coat is inspired by a true story that took place many years ago. Christina lives with her family, in a house with a red roof, on the coast of Maine. This is her first book.
Adé Van Duyn studied Art in Holland. She received her Art teacher’s degree from Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag (The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.) She has taught art to children in public and private schools in both Europe and the U.S. Ms. van Duyn also raised her own four children amidst creative, fun activities such as painting, drawing, sculpture, stained glass, mosaics, and papier-mâché. As an artist her favorite media are pen and ink and watercolor. Ms. van Duyn lives in southern Connecticut.