From our Hearts to Yours,
For Paetyn and Makenzie, Cody and Taylor, Kendric and Kingston, Storm and Xolani, Azhuri, Christopher "Peek," Hannah, Jashaun, Khalil, and LiAngelo; and for you, the brave and courageous little dreamer who will read this book. Like Arty, you are the hero of your story. It is our hope that he will inspire you to not be afraid to share your God-given dreams or creative imaginations with the world.
ABOUT THE ARTY TEAM
AUTHORS, ILLUSTRATOR, AND THE REAL ARTY
As Arty’s mother (in the book and in reallife), Cheryl Keaton-Griffin is mostpassionate about serving children and theelderly. Her genuine love and care can be feltby children young and old from the time theyfirst, encounter her. As a young adult, Cherylcreated short stories called ChildrenSermons; that was two to three minutes longbased on life lessons that were Bible-centered. A beacon of hope and light in bothministry and the marketplace, she has beenfortunate to be Employee of the Year twice inher school district in Tallahassee, Florida. Forbooking, interviews, or speakingengagements
Contact her at:email@example.com.
Most passionate about making illustrated andanimated series, artist and illustrator BrandonWiggins has been drawing since the youngage of three years old. But, for the first timeat now thirty years old, his artwork has beenin a published book. A visual storyteller atheart, Brandon loves creating fictional worldsand characters because they are a lifelongsource of entertainment and experience forpeople of all ages and backgrounds. Agraduate of The Art Institute of Tampa,Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree in MediaArts and Animation.
For samples of his work, visit:https://brandonwiggins2d.wixsite.com/brandonwiggins2d or contact himat firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a humble and meek young man, Artavius“Arty” Williams has loved to sing, draw andtell everyone about his love for Jesus since hecould talk.
A senior at Rickards High School in Tallahassee,Florida, this seventeen-year-old world changerworks after school and during the summer withstudents at a local elementary school. When he’snot empowering elementary students, he’s outspending time with his friends and/orshopping. One of many vivid dreams he hadas a child, this book reflects the vision of alittle boy, his dream, and his understanding atthat age of the Holy Spirit.
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