About the Illustrator

robRob Russell is a native Oregonian who lives on the Oregon coast. He is married to his high school sweetheart and co-owner of Peapod Publishing, Stephanie. He enjoys being able to work closely with Stephanie and (their son) Andrew as they discuss potential storylines, characters and illustrations.

Rob chooses to lead a simple life and focuses his time and efforts on his family, and the pursuit to truly living life each and every day. When he is not working on illustrations, Rob can be found running the trails of the Oregon coast. You can view his journey into the world of ultra running at robrussellrunning.com.