About the Author

Born in Paris, France, grew up in Decatur, IL, studied biology at Harvard and Business at Northeastern, Mark Cooley or Grump C has a real zeal for life.

With a huge passion for adventure travel, from playing and coaching rugby for more than 40 years, from biotechnology to putting heads on Marriott beds. Currently he provides financial guidance and now is a children’s author.
Grump C is happily married and thrilled to be a grandfather living in Hershey, PA.

Grump C’s favorite spot will always be Skunk Hollow sharing fun with friends and family.