Maryann Scheufele earned a Master of Arts degree in Critical and Creative Thinking from the University of Massachusetts at Boston in 2005; and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Massachusetts at Boston in 1992. Anza Books is a boutique publishing company. Maryann and her son Peter, an '06 Dartmouth College graduate, first independently published the Children's American Historical Fiction Chapter Book, Adrian's Mayflower Adventure, written and illustrated by Maryann Scheufele in 2007. Anza Books has since published more of the children’s stories that Maryann authored and illustrated.
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: @AnzaBooks
*Maryann is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).