About the Author
Gail Kumpel, a native Texan, born in Dallas, has worked for the Texas public school system for 28 years. Being passionate about reading, her love for writing began as a child when she and her paternal grandmother exchanged long letters about their everyday lives. Also a native Texan and born in Dallas, Bob Rigby illustrated and designed the book. Bob has taught and coached in the Texas public school system for 19 years. Timmy Tumbleweed and the Great Ocean Adventure is the first book written by Gail and illustrated by Bob.