is an accomplished author and chef. She has lived in Aspen for over 41 years fulfilling a life long dream of writing and publishing books. She is also passionate about children's education. She utilizes her books as a means to motivate children to read as well as help others realize their dream to write.
As a young mother, after reading hundreds
of books to her daughter Courtney, she began writing the Fraser
series of children's adventure books.
is the featured book for the month of April. The book is told from Fraser The Yellow Lab's perspective. Children love the fact that they are reading a story written by their favorite pooch!
Says Fraser "I'm
writing my life's story because I felt it was about time
to tell "all" and pass on what I've learned. There's
something for everyone in my book."
Jill with her Labrador Retrievers, Maggie
Her 1st book, Christmas
in Aspen was written as a tribute to the wonderful
people of Aspen. Next, she combined her love of cooking
with her love of writing, resulting in the cookbook Lighter
Tastes of Aspen.
Jill has created limited
edition Giclee Prints of some of the whimsical illustrations
from s Fraser's adventure books by artist
Jill Sheeley has made numerous school
visits and speaker engagements around
the world. At these visits she reads her books directly
to students, teaches writing workshops and describes
how a book is written & published. She also talks
about her success as a writer and publisher and how her
fascination in food, children, dogs and the outdoors
lead to her career.
For more information and to invite Jill Sheeley
to your school, please see school