Catherine Hapka has written more than two hundred books for children and young adults. In addition to writing, she enjoys horseback riding, animals of all kinds, reading, gardening, music, and travel. She lives on a small farm in Chester County, PA.
Meet Sofia, a little girl who lives a rather ordinary life. But everything changes when her mother, Miranda, marries the king. Overnight, Sofia becomes a princess, moves into the castle, gains a step-brother, a step-sister... and the ability to talk to her new animal friends thanks to a magical amulet! Now, life is anything but ordinary for Sofia the First!