Writer Marty Mokler Banks likes to skip rocks in a lake but she's only done a little rock climbing. She is the author of the popular chapter books G.G. SNOWBOARDS (The G.G Series, Book #1) and THE ADVENTURES OF TEMPEST & SERENA. A longtime member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, Banks is a 2010 Colorado Book Award finalist for her children's picture book, THE SPLATTERS LEARN SOME MANNERS. She lives in the Rocky Mountains with her family and dogs. Visit her at MartyMoklerBanks.com or at her blog about chapter books, ChapterBookChat.wordpress.com.Photographer Alisa Mokler Harper climbs over the piles of laundry in her house but leaves the rock climbing to her own young G.G.s, Sage and Stella. Harper shows her photographs in galleries, online and in sports publications. She works in television production for ESPN and is a former member of the U.S. Snowboard Team as well as a two-time competitor at ESPN's X Games. She lives in the Sierra Nevadas with her family of humans, cats and dogs. G.G. Rock Climbs is the second collaboration of the aunt niece team of Banks & Harper.