Jackie French Koller is a prolific children's author. Jackie's first book, Impy for Always, was published in 1989. She's gone on to write over 30 other books including The Keepers and Dragonling Series. Koller's books have received numerous awards and accolades - among them ALA Notable Book and IRA Teachers' Choice. Jackie lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband and when she's not writing she enjoys painting, reading, hiking, making gingerbread houses, and playing with her grandchildren.