Tracy Mikowski has been an animal person her whole life. She grew up in northern Michigan with a family-owned wild game park and later became a zookeeper at Clinch Park Zoo in Traverse City, Michigan. Her first two children’s picture books Squirt the Otter and Fuzzy the Eagle were based on true stories of animals at the zoo. Her third book is Tor and Raven Are Friends. Tracy is known for her understanding of animals and for her uncanny rapport with them. She enjoys sharing her stories in hopes that they inspire kindness and compassion for all creatures. Tracy lives in Haines, Alaska, with her husband and his Search & Rescue dog, a grumble of pugs, and two rescue cats. She enjoys hiking and watching bears.