Alyssa Satin Capucilli is the author of over 100 books including Biscuit, the popular bestseller used to launch the My First I Can Read Series from HarperCollins. With over twenty-eight million books in print, Biscuit has been deemed a modern classic and has been translated into numerous languages worldwide. Now celebrating its 23nd year of publication, ArtsPower recently debuted the national tour of Biscuit the Musical. Other works include the Katy Duck series, the My First non-fiction photo series and numerous picture books.  Alyssa is the recipient of numerous rewards and a frequent lecturer at Teachers College Reading and Writing Project.