Alyssa is a wife, mom, lover of books, animals, nature, and tacos.
In addition to being an author, Alyssa works in an elementary school library and gets to share her love of books with students all day long!
Her favorite things to do include hiking, spending time with her family, snuggling her pets, reading, watching movies, and playing games.
Her favorite game to play is Trouble.
Theodore Edward‘s story was one she made up for her son, Matthew, when he was four years old.
All of the stuffy characters were named by Matthew.
Alyssa has a degree in Elementary Education.
She has enjoyed being a classroom teacher, working in special education, and being a stay at home mom.
Next to being a mom, her favorite job has been in the school library surrounded by books and students.
She resides in Wisconsin with her husband, son, dog, and two cats.