Marianne Pilgrim Calabrese earned her Masters Degree in Reading from Adelphi University and her Bachelor Degree from Queens College in education and psychology. She is a multi-published author, teacher, and renowned artist. She has extensive teaching experience and received The Presidents Club Award from the International Reading association for her work. Marianne has participated in educational councils and comprehensive teaching in both public and private schools. She also volunteered and has done extensive research for her writing. At present she is a teacher, writer and artist working and living in Wellington Florida. With this knowledge and experience she has accumulated helpful information for her readers.