An award-winning children's author, Gayle C. Krause is a PAL SCBWI member. She writes PB, MG & YA. Her novel, Ratgirl:Song of the Viper, a dystopian retelling of The Pied Piper was nominated for the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. Her PB, Rock Star Santa, was performed in Australia and Montserrat, British West Indies with a real British Rock Star. Her new PB, Zadie and the Witch’s Tea, is a reimagining of Cinderella with a Hairy Godspider & no prince. Kindness is stronger than magic.