Jennifer Welborn, a member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), has a B.S. degree in wildlife management (she has worked with moose, coyotes, bobcats, and bald eagles) and an M.Ed. in science education. As an award-winning science educator, she has taught people of all ages and has written numerous articles, plays, labs, and activities that have been published in scientific journals and textbooks. Two of her professional goals are to educate young people about how to care for the Earth and its inhabitants and to increase representation through education. Jennifer lives with her family in Western Massachusetts where she enjoys going on hikes with her veterinarian husband and their Italian water dog, Bari. Dr. Rosie Helps the Animals is her debut children’s book.