About the Author


Julie Chapman

Julie Chapman is a two-time Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist who is well-known

throughout much of upstate New York. She has been a morning news anchor for

more than 25 years and has always loved helping people start their day.

Julie has a master’s degree in journalism from The College of Saint Rose.

Outside of being a news anchor, Julie volunteers with several children’s charities

that encourage kids to dream big and shoot for the stars!

Through her mentoring and teaching, she has helped countless young professionals land dream jobs.  Julie and her husband Mark have two children, Luke and Amanda. They live outside of Albany, New York with their rescue kitties, Po and Teddy Chicken, and guinea pigs, Louis and Georgie.

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About the Illustrator


Anthony Richichi


Julie was so honored to be able to work with such an incredibly talented artist! Anthony Richichi is an award-winning painter and amazing illustrator in upstate New York. Witches, Bats, and Mystical Cats is one of several books Anthony has illustrated for Saratoga Springs Publishing. Anthony directs a series of art galleries in association with the Adirondack Film Festival, the Adirondack Theatre Festival, Gallery 99, and GEMfest, of which Anthony is a co-founder. Anthony lives in Glens Falls, New York. 

About the Publisher

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Vicki Addesso Dodd

Saratoga Springs Publishing

Julie and Anthony are so excited to be a part of Saratoga Springs Publishing.

Owner Vicki Addesso Dodd is a remarkable talent who beautifully guided 

Witches, Bats, and Mystical Cats along this fun, magical journey.

A tremendous amount of gratitude goes out to Vicki and the incredible professionalism of

Saratoga Springs Publishing.