Mandy Groce was born in West Point, New York and travelled throughout her childhood as the daughter of a United States Marine. Mandy is a wife, mother and part-time illustrator who occasionally writes stories for her children and others. Her illustrated colouring pages are available at ministry-to-children.com. She enjoys art, running and reading. Her desire is to use her writing to honour God and serve Him well. Mandy resides in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband and four children.