Author Spotlight: Marianne Richmond
Marianne Richmond has touched the lives of millions through her award-winning, heartwarming stories. As both author and illustrator, Marianne combines charming watercolor illustrations and touching sentiments in her books. You may recognize her from one of her bestselling titles, I Love You So… or The Night Night Book, both of which remain two of the most popular personalized books on Put Me In The Story to this day.
It’s not always easy to come up with the words to show love or offer encouragement. That’s why Marianne channeled her positivity and talent into stories that convey those messages for us. Since self-publishing her first book in 1997, Marianne has used her gifts to help people connect with their loved ones in meaningful ways.
Our customers love celebrating life's milestones with Marianne’s books. They’ve used her stories to welcome new family members, to send best wishes to newlyweds, to celebrate moms, dads, grandparents, and of course incredible kids! From sweet holiday stories to playful bedtime fun, Marianne has a message that will help you share the story that is in your heart.
This month, we wanted to take a moment to talk with Marianne about how she became an author and illustrator, her inspiration, and the joy she gets out of sharing her books with the world.