About Us Page - Bubble Tree books

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reading can be a lot of fun!

we are here to make sure of it.

Bubble Tree Books is a line of speculative books for kids ages 4-11 by author/illustrator team Pam Halter and Kim Sponaugle.

Our goal is to help our readers’ imagination bubble up and burst into fun! We love using fantasy characters and plots to capture that. And we believe this method helps encourage kids to read more.

Reading more, bubbling up imagination, and having fun. What’s better than that? So, come and join the many readers who love hanging out with Willoughby and the other characters from Bubble Tree Books!



Pam Halter has been a children’s book author since 1995. She published two picture books, Beatrice Loses Her Doll and Beatrice’s New Clothes (Concordia, 2001), Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch (Fruitbearer Kids, 2017), and Willoughby and the Lumpy Bumpy Cake (Fruitbearer Kids, 2018). She was selected to attend the Highlights Whole Novel Workshop for Fantasy, May 2010, received Writer of the Year in 2014 at the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference, and won the Reader's Choice Award in a short story contest hosted by Realm Makers and Brimstone Fiction in 2015. Her first YA fantasy novel, Fairyeater, will be released through Love2ReadLove2Write Publishing on October 25, 2018.

Pam also is a children’s book freelance editor and the children’s book editor for Fruitbearer Kids (www.fruitbearer.com).


Kim Sponaugle is a graduate of The Art Institute of Philadelphia, she began working for David C. Cook Publishing designing children’s curriculum and products, but she soon found her heart’s vocation in children’s illustration. In 2000, Kim illustrated her first picture book series Beatrice Loses Her Doll and Beatrice’s New Clothes with Concordia Publishing House and has been fascinated with the process and creation of children’s book’s ever since.

In 2007, Kim started Picture Kitchen Studio and has had the pleasure of interacting and working with both traditional publishers and self-published authors on illustration projects, is a children’s book cover designer and has illustrated more than 80 books for kids. Kim has been honored to receive The Mom’s Choice Award, Pinnacle Book, CIPA EVVY, Reader’s Favorite Awards, is Story Monster approved and most recently has won a Purple Dragonfly Award (first place for illustrations, Nickerbacher, the Funniest Dragon.) Kim lives in Salem County, New Jersey with her husband and a little Westie named Casey.