The Moments You Were Born Gets Fantastic Reviews!

Shelly’s most recent illustration work has been receiving great reviews from both authors and Kid Lit bloggers alike!  The Moment You Were Born is a beautiful love poem to be read by parents to their baby during the neonatal experience to encourage bonding and connection.  According to blogger Patricia Tilton of Children’s Books Heal, “Shelly Hehenberger’s richly textured illustrations are breathtaking, soothing and diverse.  They are created digitally using hand-painted textures and overlays. Children of all races and cultures will see themselves in her delightful artwork.”

This book will help you to share the many precious and intense moments of the NICU experience.

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Latest Passion Project – “Leaf Life” by Shelly Hehenberger

Shelly Hehenberger, shares her love for both art and written word in her newest passion project;  “Leaf Life.”

Shelly has been inspired by conversations between spiritual leaders, health care workers, and family members on how to discuss and explain the passing of loved ones to young children.  “Leaf Life” is a beautifully written and illustrated poem that helps to open up dialogue in a gentle and loving way.

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‘Psyche Unveiled’ now on display at The Umstead

Shelly Hehenberger’s ‘Psyche Unveiled’ is now on display at The Umstead in Cary, NC.  The opening reception is tonight (2/4/15)!  This new body of art will be on display at the 5 star hotel through the end of April.

Besides being a prolific children’s book illustrator and commercial artist; Shelly also creates beautiful fine art!

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