The Helium Book Series Creators
Nora A. Hutton, Illustrator

Eleanor A. Hutton (Nora)

Eleanor Hutton is a children's book illustrator and writer. She is a graduate of Maumee Valley Country Day School and The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio. She has taken art classes since she was young. Eleanor grew up in an artistic environment and continues to expand her career through exploration of the arts.

"Creating children's books has given me a way to interpret and represent stories, thereby expanding a child's visual awareness. The joy in this process is in creating the illustrations and in sharing them with children and adults."

Eleanor lives in Toledo, Ohio.


Dr. E. Dorinda Shelley

Dr. Shelley is a retired dermatologist. She grew up in Missouri, spending weekends on a farm with friendly horses. She, her husband, and three children lived for many years on a "farmette" in NW Ohio, surrounded by many of the animals in the Helium Books.

The Helium Books are written by Dr. Shelley and illustrated by Eleanor Hutton.

Dr. E. Dorinda Shelley, Author
Nora's Book Nook flower