Penny Pangolin

Wayne Kramer

Wayne Kramer lives in the southern Indiana countryside with his wife and kids.

The idea for Penny Pangolin came to Wayne one day while discussing an interest in creating a series of children’s picture books with his family. Pangolins, in particular, had always fascinated the kids. Wayne enjoys brainstorming new Penny ideas with his kids over smoothies at the coffee shop.  He graduated from the University of Louisville in 2005 with a Bachelor of Business Science. He has visited nearly 40 countries and 25 states in the US. He especially loved visiting Hobbiton in New Zealand.

Wayne is also author of the “Heroes of Time” adventure fantasy novel series. All of his works, including signed copies, are available from

About the Illustrator

Jade Zivanovic lives in rural Victoria, Australia with her husband and pets.
Jade has always enjoyed creating pictures that help to tell a story and has studied under prominent artists, also gaining a diploma in concept art and visual story telling.

Her works hang in private collections across Australia, the US and Europe. She has also been awarded placings in art shows, her favorite being a People’s Choice Award, as she always considered herself an artist for the people.

Copyright 2024 Wayne Kramer.