Anita Polly lives with her husband and two golden retrievers, Merlin and Maverick.

Anita has two beautiful children who inspire her and keep her on her toes. Family always comes first, and nothing beats a long lazy Sunday afternoon lunch surrounded by her loved ones.

Other than writing, you can regularly find Anita pounding the roads of whichever country she is in. A passionate runner and traveler, Anita has completed many ultra marathons and marathons. "Running helps me put things into perspective, and I love being outdoors, just me and the road."

Anita's favorite characteristic in a person is kindness, and as best as she can, she lives her own life accordingly.

"The goal of my books is to encourage children to be kind and mindful of their behavior. It is a challenging world children are growing up in. I hope my books help children navigate these waters more confidently, kindly, and ultimately happier."