Joan Y. Edwards

Joan Y. Edwards AE9Z7443

Joan Y. Edwards is an author, illustrator, and retired teacher in North Carolina. 4RV Publishing released Joan’s Elder Care Guide on April 15, 2016. She wrote and illustrated Flip Flap Floodle in 2004.

Her blog encourages writers, illustrators, and others to never to give up: Her website, has Gospel-based devotionals, puzzles, and skits.

Joan is a member of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Her article, “Find Your Creative Edge,” appeared in the July-August 2011 SCBWI Bulletin.

Edwards is thankful that God has blessed her with family and friends. She loves spending time with them. She presents interactive writing and motivational talks and workshops for children and adults in schools, writing groups, and conferences. She reads humorous and self-help books. For inspiration and self-acceptance, she heeds the wise teachings of Robert Schuller, Joel Osteen, Maxwell Maltz, and Tony Robbins. She is thankful that God has blessed



Growing with the Gospel, K-1, Cycles A, B, and C

Liturgical Publications


Flip Flap Floodle

BookSurge Publishing, April 2004


Joan's Elder Care Guide: Empowering You and Your Elder to Survive

4RV Publishing, May 2016