• Milanka Reardon is co-Illustrator Coordinator for the New England
    Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She is a graduate
    of the Children’s Book Illustration and the Natural Science Illustration
    Certificate programs at the Rhode Island School of Design. Her
    illustration of “A Beary Special Friend” won the R Michelson Galleries Emerging Artist Award
    at the NESCBWI 2016 conference. Her illustration of a dragon bridge won
    first place in the unpublished division in the NESCBWI poster showcase
    in 2012. Milanka’s artwork has  been displayed at the Wedeman Gallery’s
    “Picture a Story” exhibit,  the Warwick Museum of Art’s “Tell Me a
    Story” exhibit, at the Spring Bull Gallery in Newport, RI and at the R
    Michelson Galleries in Northampton, MA. She lives with her family in
    Uxbridge, Massachusetts.
    Milanka recently illustrated her first
    picture book, Noodles’ and Albie’s Birthday Surprise, which is a 2018
    Mom’s Choice Gold Award Recipient. You can see more of her work on her website MilankaReardon.com, on instagram at milanka_reardon and on Twitter @MilankaReardon.