David L. Watkins is a children's book author. A Michigan native, David attended Mackenzie High School and Wayne State University in Detroit. He has been affiliated with the Motown Writers Network and the Detroit Writers' Guild, which uses one of David's poems on their website.
David has also been a member of such diverse organizations as P.E.T.A., Mensa and WINGS, a womens' support group that includes David as a present member of their advisory board.
David and his wife, Linda created the Growing Up Series for children. Each book in the series is intended to entertain young readers and install a valuable lesson as well. The first book, Benny and the Basketball Bully, is an anti-bullying book with a message on courage. The second book, Lancaster Lion and Friends, features jungle animals who learn how to work together to survive.
David works at the U.S. Post Office and he is presently working on his third book.