Rhonda Lucas Donald has written more than a dozen books for children and teachers, including her newest book, DEEP IN THE DESERT, from Sylvan Dell Publishing. Other titles include LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS and Scholastic activity books on AMERICAN HISTORY CRAFTS AND GAMES, FROGS, SHARKS, SPIDERS, and WOLVES.

Rhonda specializes in writing about science, and she particularly likes to create science-related crafts and activities and write songs and poems about animals and space. Rhonda loves animals, traveling, and movies. She shares her home in Virginia with two dogs and two cats.