Alessandra Requena is a children’s book writer represented by the Catchpole Literary agency. She is also one of the hosts on the Picture Bookstagang Podcast, a podcast that discusses all things to do with picture books! She lives in Canada with her husband and her daughters River & Willow. They also have two cats. She has a professional background in early primary education. If you enjoy Alessandra’s content and would like to support Read with River we have merch available as well as a tip jar here.