Lily J. Erickson is currently 11-years-old and in 5th grade. She wrote and illustrated THE FROG AND THE FLOWER at the age of 9, and was quickly nominated for the IMADJINN CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD. Though she did not win, she placed in the top three finalists for the award.
Lily enjoys playing MINECRAFT, drawing, and writing stories. She is active in girls activities including GIRLS SCOUTS, GIRLS WHO CODE, and GIRLS ON THE RUN.