About the Author & Illustrator

About Author:

Carrie Wintle was raised on a 6th generation farm (est. 1888) in the heart of South Dakota. She completed the Honors program at the University of South Dakota, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration for Accounting and a Bachelor of Science for Mathematics. In the fall of 2017 she will begin the MACC Valuation program at Vanderbilt University. Her inspiration for Mr. Money $heep came from her childhood experiences showing and raising sheep through 4-H.

About Illustrator:

Rayna Pearson was born and raised in Eastern South Dakota and has a deep pride in her roots. She attends graduate school at the University of South Dakota, where she is obtaining her Master’s in Speech Language Pathology. After obtaining her Master’s Degree in December 2017, she will be calling Boston, MA her new home with her husband. She is passionate about children’s literacy and promotes it in her daily life through her profession. Although this is her first book as an illustrator, art has always been a creative outlet for her.