Bonnie Kelso

Author & Illustrator

I want to inspire the creative within you.

Swim.jpgCreativity comes in many forms. This is my promise to you: Your creative expression is unique, you are special, and there are people in this world waiting to be touched by your gifts. I believe in you as a creative person. There is something you are being called to create that will inspire healing in hearts and minds. Expressing yourself creatively can become the catalyst to discovering your truth.

What’s New?

I have exciting news! My new children’s book “Ever Open” is now available for purchase on I can’t wait to read it to all the little ones in my life. I hope you can think of someone to share a copy with.

From the back of the book:

Deep in the heart of the Everglades, 26 tiny eggs are beginning to hatch in a giant nest under a tall cypress tree. The fourth alligator to see the light of day is about to embark on a classic hero’s journey. Join Baby D as he explores his world through the innocence and wonder of a natural dreamer. Discover what makes him special while pondering what it might be that makes you special, too.

Character merchandise
is also available…

In association with


I am a proud and grateful beneficiary of grants provided by
the Nevada Arts Council.

I would like to introduce you to Artemis. She's a mouse. She's agreed to help me with my next children's book. We're still getting to know each other. I'll be posting her messages as they come, so if you want to receive them, too, then become our friend.

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