Elaine A. Powers

Elaine A. Powers, resides in Oro Valley, holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music and Biology from Florida State University and a Master of Science degree from the University of West Florida.

After a career as a laboratory research biologist, she writes science-based children’s books, mysteries and audio theatre scripts. Among her many published books; the “Don’t” series features animals of the desert (tortoises, roadrunners, and rattlesnakes).

“Queen of the Night” was written for Tohono Chul’s famous night-blooming cereus. “How Not to Photograph a Hummingbird” is a humorous tale of trying to photograph the elusive birds, while introducing some of the plants, animals and minerals of the Sonoran Desert. Elaine has several books at Absolutely Art Gallery & Gifts that are appropriate for children or the child in all of us. Delightful stories and illustrations.


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