About Us

Little Maven Books® is the newest addition to Red Sky Presents catalogue. This charming imprint reflects the modern family, and the many ways children are growing up today. Little Maven will delve into various family styles and the creativity, diversity and inclusiveness that we strive to present our children.

Always, Little Maven Books celebrates the joy and wonder of youth.

Meet Publisher Alisha Gaddis

An Emmy award-winning actor, Latin Grammy award winner, humorist, bestselling author and producer, Alisha has always had a passion for children and the arts.

Alisha Gaddis is an Emmy award-winning actor, Latin Grammy award winner and producer with her band - Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (now The Lucky Band).  As an author, Alisha’s first book Women’s Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny, was published by Hal Leonard/ Applause Books. Subsequently, she released six more books in this series.  All books achieved critical acclaim. 
Her columns have appeared in GOOD magazine, First for Women Magazine, Parent Magazine and Huffington Post.  Alisha is  a Parent’s Choice Gold winner, NAPPA award winner and NAEYC partner. She currently stars in Lishy Lou and Lucky To, the TV show she co-created and produced as part of the EMMY award-winning Friday Zone on PBS and NBC Universal.


But with all these jobs, her most important one is that of a mom. She has a toddler and a teenage stepdaughter.   She strives to provide the most delightful, joyous and expansive content for your child via Little Maven Books.

Meet Illustrator Mieria Morante

Mireia Morante was born in Cantabria, Spain, and has been drawing since she was a kid. 

She recently finished her illustration studies and has previoiusly done covers for Proyecto: Data P. She loves editorial and children's illustration and is eager to work on more projects like She Loves Me All The Same. 

Mireia studied illustration at the Escuela de Arte N1 in Puente San Miguel, Spain, where she previously studied Jewelry.  She has taken part in the Mutaciones Art Exhibition in Santander, had some of her drawings showcased in La Videriera at the Casyc Museum in Maliaño, and  had works showcased at El Museo del Traje in Madrid. 

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