Holly Bea was inspired to write her first children’s book following the birth of her first niece, Katie. The resulting classic spiritual tale, Where Does God Live?, has touched the hearts of thousands of children and their parents and grandparents. In 2002 the book won the Bock Book Award. A graduate of Texas Tech University, Holly is also an advertising copywriter. Born in Hawaii and raised in Texas, Holly now lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband, Steve, and Hula Girl, their French bulldog. She is a winner of the Helen Keating Ott Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Literature from the Church and Synagogue Library Association.