Author & Illustrator

Artist: Ethel K. Coffey

Ethel was ready to follow a new path after working as a special educator and reading specialist for 34 years. She began writing stories to help children find positive ways to approach some of life’s challenges. She hopes to bring pleasure and inspiration to children, as well as their significant adults. A native of Tucson, Arizona, Ethel’s settings and characters reflect her love for the Sonoran Desert.


Ethel’s currently available, published books are: "Cloud Watchers" and "How Meg Changed Her Mind".

Author: Ethel Coffey and Illustrator: Betty Schweitzer-Johnson

"Cloud Watchers" and "How Meg Changed Her Mind" are also available on CD.


Artist: Betty's Acrylics

Some of Betty's  desert inspired acrylics.