Marissa Siegel began her authorship and copywriting business, Custom Copywriting, in the Portland area in 2016. She started as a young student with a talent for writing and an interest in communication. After a masters degree at University of Maryland and a career in speech-language pathology that brought about a deep understanding and appreciation of… Continue reading About the Author
Most importantly, Kat Taylor’s favorite things to draw are flowers, cats, and mermaids. You have to have favorites and you have to have fun! This is especially true when illustrating children’s books. Our fabulous illustrator grew up in Seattle. As a young girl, her parents took her to a paint-your-own pottery shop. She ever so… Continue reading About the Illustrator
“Very comforting to a child who may have to begin Speech. Gives the audience an inside glimpse and what to expect in a speech session. Excellent!” -C.R.
“Marissa Siegel’s Sammy Goes to Speech is an uplifting, engaging story perfect for every child even if they don’t see an SLP. Overcoming challenges with determination, humor, creativity and professional assistance applies to most of our lives and the sense of caring and love this story illustrates is truly universal. Sammy, Mommy, Maggie and Monster are brought to life by Kat Taylor’s exquisitely evocative illustrations. They are filled with wonder, joy and warmth, just like this amazing story.” -R.M.