Illustrator and Writer
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Francesca Rusackas is an award winning author of both fiction and non-fiction books. Her picture books; I Love You All Day Long, a 2007 California Readers Collection Book and Daddy All Day Long, are both published by HarperCollins and A Children’s Book Of The Month Club Selection. Her friendship craft book "Girls just Wanna Have Fun!" was selected as Outstanding by Parent Counsel. She is the author of numerous craft books and co-author of The First Timers Guide to Science Fairs. Currently, Francesca co-writes scary short stories with author Q. L. Pearce. Francesca is a Regional Advisor Emeritus for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is the co-founder of an annual children's writing contest and an educational contributor to the Los Angeles County Fair, a member of Cal State Fullerton Advisory Board and a frequent guest of southland schools, libraries, bookstores and author's festivals as well.