Suzanne Beaky is the illustrator of The Busy Life of Ernestine Buckmeister, written by Linda Ravin Lodding. Suzanne grew up in Gahanna, Ohio, and studied illustration at Columbus College of Art and Design. Her expressive illustrations are commissioned by children's book, magazine, and educational publishers worldwide. She received the Mentorship Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in Mentorship Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in Missouri. She lives with her husband in Huntingdon, PA.