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 Tom Paul Fox
Who Will Save the Desert?

Tom is both an illustrator and an author. He has always enjoyed art and writing. He got his first “professional” art job drawing cartoons for his 3rd grade newspaper. 


He went on to work for newspapers as a cartoonist. And he has always loved to write.  He has won awards for both his editorial cartoons and for his creative writing.


Tom has illustrated over a dozen picture books for other authors.  His own picture book, "The First Kokopelli", is in its third printing and his first YA novel, "Taynor of the Ice Age" is now available.  

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"Every child is an artist."

Pablo Picasso

 Diane Iverson
  Marshall's BIG Discovery


Born in Fresno, California and raised on a dairy farm, climbing trees and catching frogs were part of Diane’s childhood. She gained a solid foundation for lifelong curiosity about nature, now a dominate theme in her work.


Diane is the author and/or illustrator of over 20 published books. Her illustrations, primarily colored pencil, are in the permanent collections of the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature (Fresno, CA) and the Mazza Museum of International Art from Children’s Books (Findlay, OH).


Diane is a founding member of the Coalition for Compassion and Justice, (Prescott, AZ) where she worked with people living in poverty for 18 years. The themes of social justice and environmental justice influence her work.


Diane and her husband, Doug, reside in Prescott, Arizona. They have two daughters, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Diane enjoys visiting schools and speaking to organizations.  


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