Author/illustrator/storyteller/recovering-teacher/poet, Linda Boyden has written six and illustrated five picture books, "The Blue Roses," "Powwow's Coming," "Giveaways: An ABC Book of Loanwords from the Americas," "Boy and Poi Poi Puppy," "Roxy Reindeer," and "Boy and Poi Poi Puppy in DOGGONE!" She has had many poems published in various literary journals. She belongs to the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, and Writers Forum of Redding, CA.
"I spoil kids and grandkids. I write. I teach. I color in or outside the lines. 2016 is my fifth year of writing a poem a day. Poetry gives voice to our silent songs." Visit http://www.lindaboyden.com