The author Gloria Hendrix Chance was raised in Browns, Alabama, which is a small community close to Selma. Some of the stories in this book are based on her experiences as a child living in the country in the South. Gloria received her Masters Degree in Elementary and early childhood Education from the University of west Alabama. Then she taught Kindergarten for Selma city Schools for thirty years and retired in 2004. While teaching she realized her love for writing songs and rhymes for children.
Gloria understands the power of rhymes in the educational development of young children. She knows how rhymes can help develop excellent reading skills. During her career she composed many funny, short, rhyming stories.
Because of her love for children and her enthusiasm for their educational success, Miss Gloria has now selected her best and most loved rhyming stories, and combined them with beautiful illustrations in this Rhyming Coloring Book. She remarks, “That is why I wrote this book Rhymes for Children. I hope your child will giggle to the stories, and it will instill in them a life-long love for reading. “