Ethel K. Coffey was ready to follow a new path after working as a special educator and reading specialist for 34 years. She began writing stories to help children find positive ways to approach some of life’s challenges. She hopes to bring pleasure and inspiration to children, as well as their significant adults.
A native of Tucson, Arizona, Ethel’s settings and characters reflect her love for the Sonoran Desert. Ethel lives outside of Tucson, Arizona with her husband David and their two cats, Cougar & Benney.
Betty has illustrated books, published in local magazines and continues to work as a freelance artist and scientific illustrator. She lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband, Kent and their two cats, Leroy and Speedy.