Melanie is an American author and illustrator originally from Michigan.
To date, she has illustrated over 20 picture book titles. Her most well-known work is the New York Time’s best seller The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary. In August of 2022, Melanie made her debut as an author with two titles, Cookie Kindness and Candy Contest! Melanie also works in art licensing and enjoys designing greeting cards. Her favorite things to draw are animals and food!
Melanie is most interested in work that has a positive impact on children and families - including educational materials, toys and games, publications, and products. In her spare time, she enjoys doing yoga, listening to mystery thriller audiobooks, and attempting to recreate dishes she’s seen on food competition shows. She also teaches part time in the Illustration department at the College for Creative Studies (her alma mater.)