Inni Kaur is a passionate author, prolific spiritual writer, poet, storyteller, educator, and painter. This is her seventh children’s book. To Inni, every day is a celebration. Her writings are inspired by that very outlook on life as well as Sikh thought. While she writes anytime the spirit moves her to, she also thoroughly enjoys watching the clouds pass her by, talking long-mindful walks to appreciate nature’s innate beauty and painting abstract artworks. She lives in Connecticut, USA.
Schandra Singh is a painter. She was born in the USA but her heritage stems from India and Austria. She gained her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Yale University. She uses the methods of pop expressionism and miniature painting to talk about the human condition in a time of uncertainty. She has shown her work all over the world and has been published in New York Magazine, The Economist, Vogue, and NPR. When not painting Singh loves to be drawing and printmaking. She gains her inspiration from walks in nature, travel, and the sweet smile of her little dog Nalu – all reminders that we are part of something greater. - www.schandrasingh.com
Maria Zambrano (AKA Guruchanan Kaur) is a Sikh-Venezuelan dedicated to the arts and design. She specifically focuses on graphic design, illustration and classical music. Guruchanan Kaur grew up in a creative household where her parents inactivated her to develop her passion for music and design. She studied at Universidad Arturo Michelena in San Diego, Carabobo where she obtained a Bachelors in Fine Arts majoring in Graphic Design. After working as a freelancer, Guruchanan Kaur got a position as a Graphic Designer at Bypass Advertising/ Blackbird Studios in Venezuela. While she was pursuing her career as a designer she was also studying classical flute at the Conservatorio Nacional Simon Bolivar in Caracas. Her musical passion led her to go abroad and pursue music in a higher level of education, therefore she moved to the United States of America and graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Music Business.
A delightful story that asks all of us to explore the world with curiosity and wonder. Beautifully illustrated, this book will take children on a journey from their small classrooms into the broader community where they will learn to examine cultures, science, and the society around them. A tale that speaks to larger themes with a gentle voice that children will undoubtedly enjoy.
Inspiring and open-hearted, The Story of Us is a reminder we need that we are all one.