Jeffrey Ebbeler has been creating award winning art for children for over a decade. He has illustrated more than 40 picture books.

    He worked as an Art Director for the children's book department of Publication’s International in Chicago for 6 years. He writes and illustrates the monthly comic series Nestor’s Dock for Ask magazine. He has also done paper engineering for pop-up books, created large scale murals for schools and churches, and sculpted puppets and preformed for several marionette theaters.            

    Jeffrey gives many lectures and demonstrations in grade-schools, colleges, and museums about the process of bringing words to life through pictures. He and his wife Eileen both attended the Art Academy of Cincinnati. They currently live in Cincinnati with their twin daughters Olivia and Isabel.