A story can change the way a child sees themselves and the world forever.
Allison started her career in elementary eduction. She earned a Master of Education from DePaul University in 1994.
Dreaming of writing a children's book some day, Allison was inspired to write Ebb and Flo: A Day at the Beach because of the loving relationship between her youngest and middle daughter.
In 2018 on a trip to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the idea for Wow Cat was born from a conversation with some friends about how their son used "wow" words to enhance his writing at school.