We are proud to acknowledge and recognize the following contributors:



Willie J. Boyd is the creator of The Be Good Kids© and the force behind the The Be Good Kids© 5-day Greeting Card System; The Be Good Kids© Curriculum (For Pre-Schoolers and Kindergartners – A Character-Building Project); and the first book, “The Be Good Kids© What A Bully Really Looks Like.” Mr. Boyd has worked in stage, television, and print for over 25 years.




 Margaret Ford-Taylor “MFT” is a twice Emmy nominated actor and writer. Her first Emmy nomination was for her performance in the public television production of “American Women: Echoes and Dreams.” Author of more than 40 critically acknowledged and nationally-produced stage works, MFT’s second Emmy nomination was as writer of the the ABC television documentary, “The Second Reconstruction,” narrated by Ossie Davis.



Adrian S. Lane has a B.F.A. from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Illustration. She’s so passionate about her art that she states that, “My life is Art.” As a children’s Illustrator, Adrian combines both artistic abilities with what she believes is the noblest of causes and that is to teach values and morals. Working on The Be Good Kids© was a welcome opportunity to partner with the author in visually inspiring children. Adrian is a business owner and operator of Be Free Fashion LLC., which supports the development of moral character and creativity in children.


Frederick Burton is the book designer and graphic artist for The Be Good Kids© greeting card system. After graduating from Cooper School of Art, he enjoyed a successful career in advertising and design for a major retailer and the United States Postal Service, where he received local and national awards. Today he operates Frederick Burton Design in Mentor Ohio; creating exhibits, outdoor advertising, banners, signs, corporate identity and collateral materials, locally and nationally. He is also the author of “Cleveland’s Gospel Music.”