Author: Alexandra WrightAlexandra Wright became an author at the age of 11 with Will We Miss Them? Endangered Species, which was chosen as a Reading Rainbow Selection. Her second book, At Home in the Tide Pool, was published when she was 13. Can We Be Friends? Nature's Partners, Alexandra's third book, was written when she was in high school.
Alexandra is now studying physics at Boston University. With her fourth book, Alice in Pastaland: A Math Adventure, in print, Alexandra continues her love of writing and presenting fun alternatives for learning to elementary and middle school children.
Alexandra grew up in Massachusetts with her parents, younger brother and pets. She enjoys writing, reading, playing the violin, traveling, running, and doing math.
Illustrator: Marshall Peck, III
Marshall has illustrated many children's books, including At Home in the Tide Pool written by Alexandra Wright, Blast Off! A Space Counting Book written by Norma Cole, Can We Be Friends? Nature's Partners written by Alexandra Wright, Families of the Deep Blue Sea written by Kenneth Mallory, and Will We Miss Them? Endangered Species written by Alexandra Wright.
Marshall believes that illustrating children's books brings many of his interests together, including mechanical toys, antique cars, physics, great books, and travel. He often visits schools to explain the process of illustration to young artists.
Marshall lives in New Hampshire with his wife and three children.