Meet our Team

Creating a book is truly a team effort. We have someone to help you and your story through each step of the process.

Brooke Gansemer BiblioKid Publishing

Brooke Gansemer - CEO & Publisher

Brooke is an award-winning children’s book author and founder of BiblioKid Publishing. Her books have received honors such as the Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Purple Dragonfly, and Mom's Choice for honoring excellence in children's books. She's also the Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI-IA/MN and a member of publisher organizations such as Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MiPA), & Independent Publishers Group (IPG).

She founded BiblioKid Publishing as a way to help other children’s book writers live their publishing dreams without having to wait years for a traditional publishing contract or struggle through the self-publishing process by themselves.

Sarah Jane Abbott | BiblioKid Editor

Sarah Jane Abbott - Developmental Editor

Sarah Jane Abbott is an experienced editor who has spent over eight years making books for children. She got her start at Simon & Schuster’s Paula Wiseman Books and Beach Lane Books. She loves helping to make BiblioKid author's picture books coming to life

Jen Tolnay | BiblioKid Editor

Jen Tolnay - Developmental Editor

Jen loved reading as a kid and has never stopped enjoying children’s books. Her work as a line editor helps develop your book and get it ready for the next step in the publication process. She loves being able to help BiblioKid authors perfect their chapter books and novels to get the publication ready.

Christine Kettner | Art Director

Christine Kettner - Art Director

Christine Kettner tells stories through pictures and clarity of design. Throughout her many years of experience as an Art Director, she has worked with companies such as Hyperion/Disney, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and HarperCollins. She's excited to use her skills to bring BiblioKid Books to life.

Brigitte Brulz BiblioKid Publishing

Brigitte Brulz - CopyEditor

Brigitte works with the final edits to ensure all BiblioKid books are published to perfection. Not a single comma or spelling error gets past her. You can rest easy knowing that your book will be in Brigitte’s hands.

Christina Luong BiblioKid Publishing

Christina Luong - Digital Marketer

Talking marketing is one of her favorite things! Christina helps implement the marketing strategy we’ve built together in order to sell more books. Plus, she does it all with her favorite pup co-worker, Lucy.

Isabelle Friedman BiblioKid Publishing

Isabelle Friedman - Editing Assistant

Isabelle is Brooke’s right hand man. She hopes one day to be an editor and is studying with BiblioKid Publishing to learn everything there is to know about publishing & what it takes to write amazing stories.