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Shanda McCloskey

Shanda loves how words and pictures can dance together, and that's why she writes and illustrates books for kids!


Meet the Author, Hear the Story, Draw the DRONE!

All you need is pencil and paper for drawing.

Shanda McCloskey

30 Minute Program

Meet the Author, Hear the Story, Draw the ROBOT!

All you need is pencil and paper for drawing.

Shanda McCloskey

30 Minute Program

Meet the Illustrator, Hear the Story, Draw the FIRE TRUCK!

All you need is pencil and paper for drawing.

Shanda McCloskey

30 Minute Program

Meet the Illustrator, Hear the Story, Draw the DRAGON!

All you need is pencil and paper for drawing.

Shanda McCloskey

30 Minute Program

Shanda (rhymes with panda) comes from a whole family of different kinds of artists and entrepreneurs! She studied art in Atlanta and New York City. But before writing and illustrating kids books, she taught art to high-schoolers. Shanda is the mama of two young girls and the wife of a cute web developer!


Her books include:

  • Doll-E 1.0
  • T-Bone the Drone
  • Fire Truck vs. Dragon (written by Chris Barton)
  • Bedtime Ballet (written by Kallie George)


Click here to purchase signed books from Shanda's local book store! *In the order notes, be sure to indicate that you would like the books to be signed by Shanda.

Check out Shanda online:

Doll-E 1.0

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T-Bone the Drone

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Fire Truck vs. Dragon

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Bedtime Ballet

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