Carol Bender, author of The Doctor's Little StowawayAuthor: Carol Bender
About the Author: Carol Bender is a retired school teacher. She is married and has four children and lots of grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Carol has always loved to read and especially enjoyed reading and sharing books with all of the young children in her life. This book is her first attempt at writing for children and she is very excited about bringing her story ideas to life. Her goal is to bring many smiles to young children's faces as they read or listen to the story of Grace and her adventure.

About the illustrator: Darlene Bender is the illustrator for "The Doctor's Little Stowaway". Darlene owns her own business, "Off the Wall Customs" where she specializes in painting murals for businesses as well as individual customers. She enjoyed bringing this story to life with her fantastic pictures