Amy Seto Forrester is a youth services supervising librarian at Eugene Public Library (OR) who is passionate about diverse, engaging books for developing readers. She has a background in the performing arts and a love of puzzles, mazes, and other forms of interactive learning. Frustrated by the lack of diversity in books for beginning readers, she decided to write one herself. She is co-founder of the Guessing Geisel blog and has written for review journals including SLJ, Horn Book Guide, and Booklist. She regularly contributes to Kirkus Reviews.