Joann Claypoole is the award winning author of The Gardener's Helpers (Morgan James Kids Pub.), book 1 in her DoveStories children's chapter book series.
She also writes voice-overs, plays, articles, inspirational prayers, and songs. Her stories, Christmas Potpouri, You Are Christmas, The Guatemala Mission, The Cardinals' Song, The Amazing Gift, Christmas Watercolor, and A Picture In The Sky, were included in 5 books in Yvonne Lehman's & Grace Publishing's 'Moments' Series―Divine Moments, book 1, 2014. Christmas Moments, book 2, 2014, Spoken Moments, book 3, May 2015, Precious Moments, book 4, Oct. 2015, and Christmas Moments 2, book 5, late 2015. Joann co-wrote a TV documentary script for National House of Hope titled My Last Hope, hosted by Candace Cameron Bure (2011). She is a wife, mother of four sons, has three grand babies, two crazy canines, and owns a salon/spa in sunny Florida.