As a child, Wendy Gilhula had an awful fear of thunderstorms. Pika Bunny and the Thunderstorm, the first book in the Pika Bunny series, reveals how Pika Bunny is able to conquer his own fears. As a dance teacher and math tutor for nearly three decades, Wendy gives her personal insights into the worries and triumphs of children. She joins her registered therapy dog, Ruby Tuesday as she loyally visits friends with memory issues. Wendy lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, with her husband and two children.