Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Felicia Olin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Photographer

Born: in Kell, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Olin was born in Kell and moved to Springfield with her family when she was three years old. She attended Illinois State University in Normal and moved back to Springfield after graduating. Oline still lives in Springfield today.

Biographical and Professional Information

Felicia Olin is an artist and illustrator. She received her Associates in Arts from Benedictine University, and a BFA in painting from Illinois State University.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Emo's Great Story
ISBN: 0984077014

Ecriture Inc. 2011

Emo's Great Story is a fun read for the whole family. You'll love EMo, a wonderful groundhog whose dream is to meet The Great Crocodile, lengendary for his good works. Emo's adventure introduces him to new friends and new understandings. Emo learns that the death of ahero doesn't have to end the hero's dream. And, that a dream may come tue when it's least expected.

Shawna's Sparkle
ISBN: 0986159743

Shining Hall. 2015

Shawna is an eight-year-old girl who is smart, loves to read and does well in school. But Shawna is terribly, terribly shy, so she has trouble being confident and making friends -- until she meets a lady in shimmering white who teaches her to see her special gifts and love herself. In other words, she teaches Shawna to sparkle. The book was written by a veteran teacher who wants children to recognize their unique gifts and learn to love themselves, thus building their self-esteem. The book is published in Dyslexie font and designed to make it easier to read for dyslexic learners.