Mary Beningo is on her way to become a children’s book author and illustrator.  She loves to write stories for children that are imaginative, educational and funny.  Mary has illustrated the book ONE HUNGRY DRAGON written by Julie Wenzlick, her beloved high school English teacher.  She has a funny husband and two young kidlets that keep her smiling.

She is currently an elementary art and technology teacher.  She earned her Bachelors in Visual Art Education from Central Michigan University, and her Masters from Western Michigan University.  She is an SCBWI member and a Children’s Book Academy graduate.