Gail Allison Griffin grew up in a small town in Texas where she met her husband. They have three children and three grandchildren. Gail loves to read, bake cookies and of course, write children's books. She fell in love with books when she visited her first library as a child. Gail has worked at the school library for over twenty two years. Gail has devoted her life to put books in the hands of young readers. Gail's daughter Stacie is the artist of the front and back covers for all of her books. Gail gives credit first to God and then her family for giving her the courage to do what she has always wanted to do.