The following comic strip was prepared by illustrator Alik Arzoumanian for the Armenia Tree Project (ATP). Aram and Maral are cousins. Aram is from Watertown, Mass. Maral lives in Karin village, Armenia.
Alik Arzoumanian is an illustrator living in Cambridge, Mass. She is also the Armenian kindergarten teacher at St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School in Watertown, Mass. She illustrates and designs the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) children's newsletter. She has been published by Marshall Cavendish Children, Scholastic, Ladybird Books and Sterling Publishing, among others.