Maryann Scheufele has a Master of Arts degree in Critical and Creative Thinking from the University of Massachusetts at Boston ; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.. Anza Books is the boutique publishing company where Maryann and her son Peter, a Dartmouth College graduate, independently published her first American historical fiction chapter book for children, Adrian's Mayflower Adventure, written and illustrated by Maryann Scheufele in 2007. Their company Anza Books has since published more of the children’s stories that Maryann authored and illustrated. Along with her books for children, the blog is writtenas a contribution to children's literature.
As an expert in the field of children's literature, Maryann wrote children's book reviews on examiner.com between 2011 - 2015.
Maryann also has a Certificate from The Institute of Children's Literature in Connecticut; is a Massachusetts certified teacher of Reading and Writing k-6; and is a Massachusetts licensed Academic Teacher of English grades 5 - 8 and 9 -12.
She has taught elementary school, middle school, and high school students as a Substitute Teacher. She has previously worked as Editor on a teenage novel, and Storyteller on three series of digital picture books for children.
You may follow Maryann Scheufele on *Twitter: @MMScheufele