Carol Heyer began her career in the movie industry but soon moved on to writing and illustrating books full-time. She credits her parents unwavering support with allowing her to take the road less traveled and paint the things she loves. To date, over one million of Carol s books have been sold, including the bestselling Humphrey s First Christmas. Her rich paintings add depth to all of her stories, and she has fans all around the country. Carol lives in Thousand Oaks, California.