Advisers

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Phill Morgan

Phill Morgan is one of the advisers on the Sammy and the Magical Sandbox series. Phill has enjoyed recapturing the spirit of his childhood throughout the creative process and when he's not helping out on Sammy, loves nothing more than to travel off the beaten path and around the world. (Phill's next adventure will see him travel through India on a motorcycle).

Phill places great importance on philanthropy and is looking forward to The Magic 5 initiative which will see the Sammy series partner with 5 amazing organizations and together create an impact around the world.

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Nicole Comforto

Nicole Comforto is an editor and writer based in Seattle, Washington, and is proud to work on the Sammy series as an editor. She developed a taste for literature and travel early on, and has been to most of Sammy's favorite destinations. After working for many years in international education and literacy, she enjoys editing children's books to ensure that they are easily understood by young readers. Nicole studied literature at Whitman College and has an M.A. in Cultural Studies from Columbia University.
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Jen Angell

Jen is avid hiker, skier, snowshoe'r, scuba diver and traveler living the dream in beautiful Colorado, USA. While she's not outdoors spending time with Mother Nature, Jen is the lead web developer for the Sammy Series website.

"I believe the concept of the Sammy Series is a beautiful and fun way to educate children about other cultures around the world. Loving diversity is a fundamental human concept that needs to be nurtured and taught to our children, and the Sammy books are a great way to start that conversation." - Jen

Sammy is a proud partner of the following organizations:

Library For All
Pencils of Promise