Sharon J Beard (Pettigrew), author of Koke Goes to Oklahoma, Like a Panther in the Night, Down By The Barn, and Raven Goes to Arkansas.
Sharon J. Beard (Pettigrew) had the privilege of working as a speech pathologist and special education teacher. Now, much of her time is spent writing books, poems, and songs. She also photographs many of the images used in her books. Sharon currently lives in Oklahoma.