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LITTLERAINEY ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN IS A CHILDREN’S ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN STUDIO BASED OUT OF NORTHWEST OHIO. OWNED BY “MASTER DOODLER” MERRILL RAINEY, LITTLERAINEY FOCUSES ON CREATING FUN IMAGINATIVE EXPERIENCES THAT BRING OUT THE INNER CHILD IN THOSE BOTH YOUNG AND OLD.

Merrill Rainey or LittleRainey is an award winning illustrator, designer, and paper engineer. His work can be found in numerous children’s magazines nationwide. He is most known for his brand character work for both “Jack and Jill” and “Humpty Dumpty” magazines, as well as his cut paper illustrations, and paper toy creations. He is the illustrator coordinator for the Northern Ohio chapter of the SCBWI and has also served on faculty at the Highlights Foundation. His client list includes industry names like Capstone Publishing, Highlights, Ladybug magazine, Learning A-Z, McGraw Hill Education, Scholastic, and Razorbill. 


Book Titles:
ABCs of Public Art - The Arts Council of Greater Toledo
Awesome Christian Association #1 - By Tony Bellagamba
Frog. Frog? Frog! - Picture Window Books an imprint of Capstone Publishing
Red Beard - Scholastic iRead

Clients:
American Greetings
Highlights Magazine
Humpty Dumpty Magazine
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Jack & Jill Magazine
Kellogg's
Ladybug Magazine
Learning A-Z (Raz-Kids)
McGraw Hill Education
Picture Window Books • an imprint of Capstone
Pockets Magazine
Ohio Art
Scholastic
Spider Magazine
Stepping Stones
Razorbill • an imprint of Penguin Random House

Awards:
2016 Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Magazine Merit Award - Letter of Merit
2016 Highlights Magazine Illustrator of the Month - June 2016 (Pewter Plate award)
2015 Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Magazine Merit Award - Two Letters of Merit
2015 Highlights Magazine Illustrator of the Month - May 2015 (Pewter Plate award)

Contact Information:
p - +1 (440) 315.0598
e - merrillr@littlerainey.com
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