Nancy Cadle Craddock is a life-long learner and former teacher of elementary gifted students. She earned her B. S. (Edu. K - 8) and M.Ed. (Reading/Children's Literature K - 12) from LSU and her Gifted Endorsement at UGA. She completed pre-grad classes at Marshall University and post-grad ones at Sam Houston State and University of Houston. She was a PAL Member of SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators). Her articles for children have been published in various online and print magazines such as Hopscotch for Girls, Fun for KIDZ, Fandango, Stories for Children, The Children's Magazine and Boys' Quest. Readers of the now defunct Sweet Tea, the Magazine enjoyed Nancy's southern, humorous articles about life in the south. Nancy has won several national and local writing contests, including O'Georgia (A Collection of Stories by Georgia's Newest and Most Promising Writers) and Gwinnett County Public Library System's Gwinnett Reads. Her book Beneath the Paint is a 2016 Moonbeam Award Winner.
Nancy Cadle Craddock loves kids, especially cute and funny ones; puppies and purple nail polish. Most of all, she loves books and public libraries.