Behind the Scenes with Photo Researcher Omay Ayres

Black Rabbit Bolt Books

Today, please meet Omay! She is responsible for finding and licensing all the fantastic images we use in our books. To say she has to be detailed is an understatement. A single book can use up to 50 images!

Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself.
A: I love to play music, attempt Pinterest recipes, and binge-watch Netflix

Q: What was your favorite thing about school as a kid?
A: Playing games with the class and seeing friends made school fun. And Oregon Trail.

Q: What do you do at Black Rabbit Books?
A: I am the Photo Researcher where I find pictures and imagery for our books.

Q: What inspires you to make children's books?
A: I love helping to bring the text to life! It's rewarding to help incite the imagination and discovery for children!