Illustrator Cat Eskey was born in Boston and traveled across the United States in several moves during her early life. She grew up in central Pennsylvania surrounded by natural beauty. She began her education in fine arts, but graduated from Penn State in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is currently pursuing a masters in Speech Language Hearing Science at Temple University. She enjoys yoga, music, and hiking, and has been incredibly grateful to be a part of bringing her mother's writing to life.