Multi-award-winning author, Hayley Rose, grew up in the beach side town of Pacific Palisades, California, to a family of visual artists. In the early 1990’s she traveled the U.S. with her band Crush Violet.
In 1994, after a family reunion, she was inspired to write a children’s book. Looking for a cute and catchy name for a main character, she kept hearing “first in, first out”. Hence, the name Fifo was born. Hayley’s mother would often ask her what she wanted to be when she grew up, so Hayley decided to start her series of “Fifo” books with that very question. Her first book, Fifo “When I Grow Up” was published in 2002.
Her love of travel inspired her second book in the Fifo series, Fifo “50 States”, published in 2010. Stepping outside the Fifo series, “Do’s and Don’ts, Lessons in Etiquette” will be out at the end of 2012. Continue reading “Featured Author: Hayley Rose”