About the Author
Andrea Wulfing Van Ness, a former thumb sucker created the Thumbuddy To Love books along with their matching thumb/finger puppets to help children stop thumb sucking in a fun and positive way without shame. Her grandmother made her a thumb puppet at age 6 and she was so excited, she stopped thumb sucking in a day! Inspired by this early accomplishent, she wrote all the Thumbuddy To Love books that accompany adorable thumb/finger puppets. Her third book, The Binky Fairy debuted in March 2011 to help pacifiers suckers let go of the pacifier gently. Her books have won a Mom's Choice Award and a PTPA Award (Parent Tested. Parent Approved).