Shirley Castro is a retired teacher who loves traveling up and down the California and Oregon coasts. She got the inspiration for writing her Pelican book series while standing on the Manhattan Beach pier watching a line of brown pelicans fly by. Shirley has a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education and loves sharing her books with children. She and her husband, Ron, live in Bakersfield, CA.
Chris Castro is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist living in Contra Costa County, CA with his wife Allisa and son Jackson. He holds a bachelor’s degree from CSU Bakersfield and a master’s degree from CSU Northridge.