Jacqueline Gause

An educator, author and speaker with 16 years of experience in education in the United States and internationally. She has taught elementary, developed new and improved existing curricula as a curriculum and instructional specialist, and is the founder and CEO of GAUSE Educational Network, LLC.

Her current career path has led her to the United Arab Emirates. It was her experience as an international educator that prompted her to tell the story about friendship across cultural lines. Besides writing, she enjoys reading, collecting elephant figurines from different countries while traveling, eating and gatherings with family and friends.


She is passionate about giving young children the best possible education in life, and enjoys working in an international environment. The challenges associated with being an expat has made her more resilient. She is confident, passionate and enthusiastic about leading others to cultural responsiveness and tolerance. Always seeking and engaged in continuous learning in order to broaden knowledge and experience.

Meet the Team

Producing and publishing a great children's book takes an experienced team of professionals.  Writing an engaging tale is just part of the story. Matching the written word with beautiful illustrations and high-quality printing is critical.

Nadia Ronquillo

Freelance Illustrator

Nadia Ronquillo is a children’s book illustrator, visual development artist and content creator from Ecuador. Nadia collaborating remotely with Jacqueline to illustrate the book.


United Printing & Publishing

Book Printer (UAE)

United Printing & Publishing is a printing press in Abu Dhabi, UAE which takes care of all your magazine, books, business cards and other types of printing and designing.