About the Author
Anne Margaret Lewis has been writing children's books since the sixth grade when she 'wrote, designed and published' her first children's book. Her books have received national recognition, with Has Anyone Seen Christmas? not only a national bestseller, bestseller, but was also an American Booksellers Association Book Sense Selection and Gitchi Gumee won the 2006 Midwest Booksellers Association Children's Book of the Year Honor Book. She is also the author of Lighthouse Fireflies, Tears of Mother Bear, Hidden Pumpkins, Hidden Cherries, Hidden Michigan, 'Twas the Night Before Summer and the new release of Santa Goes Green. Janis is usually uncovering stories for the Detroit Free Press where she writes for ""Yak's Corner,"" a magazine for young readers. She has worked for the newspaper for 12 years. Janis grew up in Battle Creek, Michigan, and graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in journalism. For nearly 20 years Janis has been vacationing in charming Frankfort, a tiny town she calls on eof hte state's ""hidden treasures."" She eventually moved to Frankfort with her husband and two children. She continues to contribute to ""Yak's Corner"" but also keeps busy working on book projects.