Marcus Mohalland was born and raised in some of the poorest neighborhoods in Jamaica, West Indies. Many of his own childhood experiences are recounted in the Silly Nomads series. He obtained his Master’s Degree from Binghamton University and currently resides in Albany, NY where he continues to build collaborations within the community to promote literacy.
” I have always desired to write about my life in a way that would encourage young readers to think creatively and use their imaginations to explore the world around them”.
Jan Lewis Zelesnikar was born and raised in rural upstate New York. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University where her passion for writing began. She is currently retired and lives in Endwell, NY with her husband, John, and her best furry friend, Cudder.
“Every child deserves a childhood filled with fun and imagination as they grow and learn. I was privileged to have such a childhood and now, I want help other children have the same opportunity”.