Shelley Johannes is the author-illustrator of the Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker series. She previously spent ten years in architecture, where she fell in love with felt-tip pens, tracing paper, and the greatness of black turtlenecks. She lives in Michigan with her husband and two sons. Find her online at shelleyjohannes.com and @shelleyjohannes on Twitter and Instagram.
"A kind child in a book for middle-grade readers? There's no
downside to that."--Kirkus Reviews
"Fresh and fun!"--Sara Pennypacker, New York Times bestselling author of the Clementine series
"I fell in love with the unsinkable Beatrice Zinker-an unflappable, creative, and funny problem-solver with a big heart."--Ann M. Martin, New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott Honor winner