Annie Penland was born May 8, 1951 in Camden, Arkansas but grew up and still resides a few miles
outside Houston, Texas. She is a wife, mother, grandmother, foster mom, teacher, rescuer of abused
animals and life-long artist. Annie believes that "LIFE IS ART". She combines her love of Art, and her love of Books and Children to be a children's book author and illustrator. She fills her house with children's books, children's movies, Art of all kinds and the sounds of barking dogs and children's laughter. She loves to hear from her readers and always responds to emails.