A former editor at Scripture Press, Bonnie Compton Hanson also served on the staff of ten other educational publishers and magazines. She has authored or co-authored more than 30 books. Among her 14 books for children are three award-winning series for tweens. Those for adults include novels, nonfiction, and curriculum products for church and school use. Among her hundreds of articles and poems published are 34 for Chicken Soup for the Soul. Bonnie has taught creative writing at Concordia University at Irvine and Harvest Bible University, LA, as well as speaking at many writing conferences. She has also ministered with her husband Don as missionary to Australia and pastoring churches here in the U.S.