Andrea Beaty was raised in southern Illinois in a town so small she knew everybody and their pets. Beaty grew up loving Nancy Drew and then eventually progressed to Agatha Christie books and the classics. Her secret ambition is to star in a Broadway musical, and she is often tempted to break into song and dance at very odd moments.
Zookeeper Fred loves snakes, but his favorite is a tiny green snake named Vern. Vern is sneaky and constantly tries to hide in Fred’s lunch. When Vern gets loose in the zoo and lands atop a boy’s head, it’s trouble! A few citizens demand that all th... SEE MORE