Daniela Weil grew up in Brazil. She always had a passion for art and nature, and studied biology at Brandeis University. After working with whales, Daniela moved to Houston to make 3D animations for science. Daniela became a full-time children’s writer and illustrator after adopting her daughter Lucy. She loves to inspire children through her writing. She lives in Austin, TX. Her book, The Diary of Asser Levy, is out now.