Jan Lee Wicker has taught pre-kindergarten through first grade for twenty-nine years. She loves to teach children about animals and finds great joy in writing nonfiction for young children. She and her husband, Chris, live in Roanoke Rapids, NC. They have two grown sons and one grandchild, Hannah. Jan is the author of Those Big Bears, Those Delightful Dolphins, Those Excellent Eagles, Those Funny Flamingos, and Those Magical Manatees.