Brynn Olenberg Sugarman was born in New York City. She graduated from SUNY Binghamton with a BA in Creative Writing and from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem with an MA in English Literature. She is the author of "Rebecca's Journey Home," an award-winning children's book. She is also the author of "Midnight at the Taj Mahal," and "Speechless." Brynn lives in Ra'anana with her family, where she teaches English to kids, and writes for them. She is passionate about Israel advocacy, travel, vegetarianism, animal welfare, the environment, archaeology, and children's literature, and is fascinated by the notion of time travel.