A former early childhood teacher, Pamela Chanko has written and edited numerous books for children and teachers. Pamela holds a Master's degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Bank Street College of Education. 25 Fun Phonics Plays for Beginning Readers,
Vocabulary Activities Just for Young Learners, Teaching With Favorite Donald Crews Books, and Shoe Box Learning Centers: Word Families are just a few of her many Scholastic titles. Pamela lives in New York City.