About the Illustrator

Dan Dye

Dan Dye is Katy’s uncle and he is honored to illustrate her books. Dan always wanted to draw his own art instead of coloring in someone else’s lines as a young boy. Dan grew up in Chapel Hill, NC, and he has a degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

After a long career in sales, Dan has made silversmithing his second career.

He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife of fifty years. They have two grown daughters and two granddaughters. Through the years they have owned several black cats.

Visit Dan each October in the Village of Yesteryear at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh or email him through his website to inquire about jewelry.