Janet Maragioglio grew up on Long Island, NY received her BA from Molloy College, where she studied Communication Arts. Ten years later she received her MA from Adelphi University in Elementary Education and taught for a few years on Long Island as a Teacher Assistant, Substitute Teacher and Kindergarten Teacher both in public and parochial schools.
Janet is married to her husband Joe, they have no children. Janet has 7 nieces, 4 nephews, 2 great nieces and 1 great niece on the way. Her love for children, teaching and the arts gave way to the love of writing children's literature.