by Ronnie Sellers • Illustrated by Peggy Jo Ackley
“If Christmas were a poem it would be my favorite rhyme.
If Christmas were a song to sing, I’d sing it all the time.”
So begins If Christmas Were A Poem, an illustrated children’s book that celebrates the many joys of the holiday season from the perspective of a young girl. Illustrator Peggy Jo Ackley is one of the most prolific illustrators working today, and has illustrated children’s books, craft books, greeting cards, and stationery. She often collaborates with Ronnie Sellers and together they have created successful products in many different categories.
About the Author
RONNIE SELLERS has written for magazines, radio, film and television, edited a highly successful series of nonfiction books, including the top-selling Fifty Things To Do When You Turn Fifty, and authored many children’s books. He is also the founder and president of Sellers Publishing, one of the fastest growing independent publishers of the last twenty-five years.
About the Illustrator
PEGGY JO ACKLEY has been an illustrator and product designer since 1978, and has worked with many giftware and paper companies designing children’s books, craft books, baby record books, greeting cards, gift wrap and totes, holiday ornaments, tabletop accessories, fabrics, and more. Peggy’s love of pattern together with her keen sense of detail has made her work a stand-out in commercial illustration, and her product designs have been featured in retailers from Walmart to Neiman Marcus as well as several catalogs. Her Bitty Bear story and activity books have been a feature of American Girl’s line for more than 15 years. Peggy Jo Ackley lives in Petaluma, California with her husband Fred Mosher.