American author, illustrator, and cartoonist known for her children's book series, The Popularity Papers.
She studied at SUNY Oneonta and then transferred to the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia.
She previously worked as a teacher, a farmer, a florist, and a ghostwriter for internet personal ads.
She is the cousin of poet David Ignatow.
She and Hans Willhelm have both authored popular children's books.