Gloria Koster is a school librarian for the New Canaan, Connecticut public schools. She is a regular reviewer of children’s books for School Library Journal. Her previous books include The Peanut-Free Café (Albert Whitman). She is an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She splits her time between Pound Ridge, New York and Pownal, Vermont. When she is not writing or devouring children’s books, Gloria can be found knitting, baking, taking long walks, and enjoying time with her family.