About the Authors

“I will carry you to the home of the grandpa and grandma, who love Christmas trees as well as the little folks do.”  ~Santa

Valerie Woebkenberg is a graduate of Otterbein College and Xavier University with a Master’s degree in Education as a Reading Specialist.  She is an elementary teacher who now works as a substitute.  She enjoys reading and participating in local races with her family. Valerie and her husband live in Cincinnati, Ohio and have three grown children.

Sylvia Hill is a graduate of Otterbein College and Indiana University.  She has an MBA in Marketing and Operations and works in international logistics.  She enjoys reading and sharing special stories with her nieces and nephews.  Sylvia and her husband currently live in El Paso, Texas.

Diane Ingels is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace College and Xavier University with a Master’s of Education degree as a Reading Specialist.  She is a retired elementary teacher, and she enjoys volunteering at her former school, participating in a book club, and crocheting and knitting for her church’s Stitchers group.  Diane is also active in Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society for women educators.