Author Blanche Dudley
Blanche R. Dudley, Ed.D., is the author of the Siggy and Bumble picture books on anti-bullying and kindness for younger readers (ages 3-9). Dr. Dudley is a former educator and 1985 West Virginia Teacher of the Year. She earned a doctorate in education at West Virginia University and wrote her dissertation on enhancing the self-esteem of middle school children. The author spends her free time birdwatching in her backyard where she finds inspiration for many of her characters. Dr. Dudley lives in Reston, Virginia with her husband, W. J. Dudley.
Illustrator Lawrence Reynolds