Mary Emma AllenMary Emma Allen writes for children, gives author presentations, and teaches writing classes in schools. She’s had more than 200 children’s stories published in magazines and anthologies. To accompany her anthology, “Tales of Adventure & Discovery,” Mary Emma illustrated a coloring book, which also contains excerpts from the stories.

In addition to writing for children, Mary Emma is a newspaper and online columnist, travel writer, and book author. Her books include, “Writing in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont,” “When We Become the Parent to Our Parents,” and “The Magic of Patchwork,” as well as nine manuals for writers. Two of her stories are included in “Finding the Joy in Alzheimer’s.” For more information about Mary Emma and her writing visit her web site: (c)2000 Mary Emma Allen