Betty Turnbull an award winning author and is an internatinally acclaimed early childhood development educator. Turnbull has worked with avant garde schools, those in the coal-mining towns of Appalachia, and those in the developing nation of Haiti. During her thirty years in Haiti, Betty developed the first rural preschool program, which has expanded into hundreds of schools across the nation.
Betty, who believes that learning and growth should be fun, is passionate about the need for each child to develop a strong personal identity, a sense of belonging, and an understanding of self-worth. She writes children's books with purpose and meaning.
The author and her husband live in Durham, NC. They have three children. When she is not writing children’s books, Betty enjoys traveling, serving her community, and being Gramma.