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Did you know Barbara Park wanted to be a teacher instead of a writer when she was growing up? Discover how a late blooming writer used her talent for humor to become a bestselling children's author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476534381
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: First Facts: Your Favorite Authors Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.13(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.06(d)
Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Michael Byers uses his optimistic and whimsical attitude to create fun, dynamic, and emotionally driven illustrations. His line work is deliberate and full of energy achieving an instant organic feel to his images. Michael loves a great cup of coffee, listening to great music, and watching stand up comedy. He lives in lovely Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with his wife and two cats. When he's not doing illustrations you can find him drawing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Call of a lifetime 4

Chapter 2 Finding Her Way 6

Chapter 3 Storyteller Is Born 12

Chapter 4 A Successful Career 20

Timeline 22

Glossary 23


Internet Sites 24

Index 24

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