A wife, mother, entrepreneur and author. She lives with her husband and three children in the San Francisco Bay Area. She grew up in California but lived in Ontario, Canada for eight years with her husband before relocating to the Bay Area. She had a desire to write since she was in high school, but her life journey took her into the finance/accounting profession. Since 2006 she has been running her own tax franchise as well as helping her husband in their real estate/property management business. In 2020 Baldev and her daughter, Harlene, started their Be Well Children’s Book Series. Goodnight Leena, Sleep Tight is their first book in this series with plans to write several more books on topics related to children’s physical and mental well-being. The material and ideas for their books are based on their own life experience and lessons learned. Baldev’s mission for the next phase of her life is to spread well-being and love to children and mothers so they can live fulfilling lives that bring them happiness.
An experienced neuroscience professional, previously employed by the Human Sleep Science Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley. The Human Sleep Science Laboratory operates under the leadership of world-renowned scientist and sleep-expert Dr. Matthew P. Walker, author of the best-selling book Why We Sleep. Harlene collaborated with her mother on writing Goodnight Leena, Sleep Tight bringing her own personal experience and her knowledge in the field of neuroscience. Harlene is passionate about the workings of the human brain, and the interconnectedness with the human mind and body. This passion is the drive behind her storytelling to create children’s books which can be used to teach children about physical and mental well-being.
A professional 2D Artist, Illustrator, Concept & Character Designer, living near Barcelona (Spain). She‘s worked in the children’s publishing, TV and film production industry since 2007 and have developed projects for Feature Films, TV series, short films, advertising and so on. This includes 6 years as a concept artist and illustrator for clients like Rainstorm Publishing, Oxford University Press, Scholastic UK, Harper Collins and Capstone. Her skills are 2D digital art, Concept Art, Characters, Creatures, Fantasy, Illustrations, Environments, Horror, Sci-fi, Mascots, background art… She always mixes and uses very different techniques and styles (traditional ones and also digital), and this fact makes her a very versatile artist.
Her clients like that she is a very creative and imaginative person, professional and fast, with great ability to solve problems and make decisions.