Sandra Markle iis the author of more than 200 nonfiction books for children. Her work has won numerous awards, including New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing list, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, Orbis Pictus Recommended Book, Charlotte Zolotow Award, and many more. Markle has also developed science specials for CNN and PBS and reported to schools from Antarctica for Scholastic and the National Science Foundation. She was Ms. Whiz on TV in Atlanta and always includes science magic in her school and Skype visits. Sandra Markle lives in Sarasota, Florida. Visit http://sandra-markle.blogspot.com/.