Carmen Oliver is an award-winning author of many books for young readers. Her work has been recognized as a Junior Library Guild Selection, shortlisted for the Rainforest of Reading Award, The Writers’ League of Texas Awards, and the CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards for Early Literacy. The Twilight Library was inspired by the many wooded areas and creatures she encountered growing up in Canada. In 2014, she founded The Booking Biz, a boutique style agency that brings award-winning children’s authors and illustrators to schools, libraries, and special events. She lives with her family in Round Rock, TX and teaches with The Writing Barn in Austin, TX.