Patti Marrs Magill has many years of experience working with children. She is the parent of four grown children. She has four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She also spent many years as a Boy Scout and Girl Scout leader and officer of her children's school Parent Club. Her talent for story-telling to the children in her life and love of crafts comes together to make a colorful cast of characters for her new series of books, Kids From Marrs. She was raised in the San Francisco bay Area, and now lives in the central valley of California with her rescued dogs and close to her children.