While earning her BFA, Karon K. Dubke almost majored in biology. After a few embarrassing lab mishaps, she finished her creative arts degree and has worked for many years at a children’s book publishing company. As a child, Karon discovered that she was allergic to most childhood pets until she was given her first bird. Since then, she has had the privilege of caring for, and some would say obsessing over, many more birds, including a pigeon named Albert. Her newest parakeets, Bert and Ernie, are an endless source of entertainment for her and her very tolerant family.
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