About us

Jose Fragoso

 Jose Fragoso, author and illustrator of "My Voice", has also written the children's book "La Increíblemente Alucinante Historia de Marcial, el niño normal", published in Spain by Narval Editores and available in the US via Cinco Books.  

  

Jose studied Cartoon Animation and Graphic Design in Madrid (Spain) and Illustration at School Of Visual Arts New York.  He is a proud member of the Society of Illustrators.

Jose loves to share his passion by teaching Illustration to kids and teens at educational institutions such as United Nations International School and Instituto Cervantes New York and Chicago, among others.

Jose is the in-house illustrator and story-board artist at Picture Farm Production, where he helps directors visualize ideas and serves as a valuable member in many of their projects, discussing the relative merits of many decisions from conception to the final product with a clear, strong creative voice.

Jose believes in Jean-Jacques Sempé, Sir Quentin Blake, Charles Addams and the Muppets and currently lives in Chicago, IL with his wife, two daughters and french bulldog. 

Flo McNelly

 Flo McNelly, co founder of Green Seeds Publishing, has a BS in Horticulture, and a MAS (Masters of Administrative Science) from Fairleigh Dickinson University.  Her career has reflected management level positions in both the public and not for profit sectors.  


Flo has consistently exhibited a passion for education, having developed and taught curriculum for adults and employees alike.  She most recently served as a Substitute Teacher at the primary school level for three years. She is excited to be a part of Green Seeds Publishing, developing and distributing educational children's books to our next generation.

Flo and husband, Jim, have three grown children, one grandchild, and Lily the pug. She currently lives on Grand Cayman Island.

Jenny Lizarraga

 Jenny Lizarrago, co founder of Green Seeds Publishing, has a BS in industrial Engineering, a degree in communication, and an MBA in Corporate Finance from Florida International University. 


 

As CEO of Cinco Books, Jenny organizes book fairs in primary and secondary schools and libraries across the United States. In addition, Cinco Books offers assistance and full purchasing services annually at International Book Fairs in Guadalajara and Buenos Aires. Jenny is recognized internationally as an expert in foreign language books distribution and storytelling, and has spoken at several fairs and conferences upon request.

Since 2008, Jenny Lizarraga has been in the publishing industry, working as Spanish and Portuguese Department Head for Adler’s Foreign Books in Chicago, and later as Marketing Development Manager with Amity Printing, a leading Chinese printing company in Nanjing.

Jenny currently resides in Homestead, FL with husband, Griffith, and Miau, the absolutely gorgeous Maine Coon cat.