Award-winning author Alysson Foti Bourque currently resides in Sunset, Louisiana, with her husband and their two children. Bourque graduated from University of Louisiana Lafayette with a degree in elementary education. She also earned her juris doctor degree from the Southern University Law Center. After practicing law for six years, she traded in writing trial briefs for writing children’s books. Bourque enjoys speaking with children and teachers at school and library visits. Bourque’s children and love of animals continually inspire her to keep writing children’s books.
FUN FACT ABOUT ALYSSON: ***SHE HAS 3 PET DUCKS NAMED DAISY, LUCKY, AND TEDDY!