© Five Crows Gallery and Handcrafted Gifts | September 2012

Kelly Darling, an elementary school teacher wrote A Fishy Tale and Rock Star! while teaching elementary school aged children science. Kelly felt there was a need for factual, fun to read books for her students. Kelly's first book A Fishy Tale was published in 2014 and Rock Star! soon followed.​

Kelly lives in the Boston area with her husband and two sons. She continues to teach and enjoys her summers on Cape Cod.

Kelly and Ginger McEachern, the illustrator met while teaching​​​​ science and art respectively in an elementary school in the Boston area. Becoming fast fiends they collaborated on both books. Ginger lives and works in Natick, MA as a mixed-media artist. Ginger is also one of three Five Crows partners.


Kelly Darling