About the author
Peter B. Cotton is a world-renowned Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Born and raised in England, he moved to USA in 1986 and moved to Charleston in 1994 to establish the Digestive Disease Center. Starting off as a fun bedtime story for his children, Fred the Snake has grown to five published stories that teach children about friendships and traveling through humorous and adventurous stories.
Bonnie Lemaire began her career as a freelance illustrator with a promotional postcard in 1989. She graduated from Ontario College of Art’s communication and design program and earned her first position as an artist/designer with Ganz and Brothers Canada. It was a valuable experience that catapulted into a successful freelance career. Her work has been utilized in many different projects, including home décor, giftware, sticker and toy design, and children’s books.