Anne M. Todd holds a B.A. in English and American Indian studies from the University of Minnesota. She has written more than 20 nonfiction children's books, including biographies of American Indians, political leaders, and entertainers. Todd is also the author of several books for Chelsea House, such as Roger Maris from the Baseball Superstars series and Chris Rock from the Black Americans of Achievement, Legacy Edition series. She lives in Prior Lake, Minnesota.