Angie Spady is an award-winning educator and curriculum author, and just recently moved to Taos, New Mexico. She is also the author of the popular Channing O’Banning Series, and a notable speaker on using art as a form of self-expression among kids. Her innovative teaching strategies have been featured on PBS and other local media across the United States. Angie loves providing fun reading material for kids, and always encourages them to express themselves creatively. Her motto is “be the best person you can be for the glory of Christ!”  Angie can be often found in her studio, writing alongside her big rag doll cats, or exploring the southwest with her husband, Steve.  Angie has two daughters, Kaitlin, a soon-to-be dentist, and Channing, the illustrator of this series!

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