Walter Rane is the illustrator of the Kit books.
Walter Rane is a native of Southern California. He has worked as a freelance artist for over twenty years; his clients include Reader's Digest, National Geographic, various Time-Life publications, The Rockefeller Group, and Random House. He is more commonly known to Mormons and Utahans as an LDS artist whose work has commonly appeared in the LDS magazine Ensign. He and his wife live in Oregon and are the parents of four grown sons.