Alison Paul Klakowicz is a children's book author, blogger, podcaster, artisan and military spouse out of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Mommy's Big Red Monster Truck was inspired by her son's imagination and love of monster trucks as a toddler. Alison worked for well over a decade as a human services professional and counselor. She also has experience working as a journalist and freelance writer. She is a graduate of East Carolina University in Greenville, NC where she obtained a BA in English, and holds a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.