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Candy Wellins

Candy Wellins is a lifelong writer and book lover. A former elementary school teacher, Candy has a BA in journalism and an M.Ed. in literacy education.  She’s now a full-time mom to three wonderful children who help keep her up-to-date and immersed in current kid’s literature.  When she’s not reading, writing or mothering, Candy loves running, traveling and naps! Her debut picture book SATURDAYS ARE FOR STELLA by Candy Wellins, illustrated by Charlie Eve Ryan (Page Street Kids) comes out in 2020.  You can follow her at, on Instagram @candywellins  and on twitter @candy_wellins. Candy and her family live in Central Texas.