Julia Cook is a former school counselor and teacher who has evolved into a national award-winning children's author, international parenting expert and inspirational speaker. She travels the country and abroad discussing her stories, encouraging children to laugh while learning to solve their own problems. Cook's research-based books have been referenced in such publications as Parent's Magazine, The New Yorker, The Chicago Tribune, Care.com, Military Spouse, Yahoo.com, Dr.laura.com, and babyzone.com.
With approximately two million books in print, she has received the Association for Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award, and her books have been honored by The National Parenting Center, Teacher's Choice Awards, and Mom's Choice Awards. Julia is a proud mother and grandmother.
With lively and memorable characters such as RJ, Noodle, Cora June, and Decibella, some of Julia's best-known series are listed below!