author of Egyptian Lullaby and Hello, Little One: A Monarch Butterfly Story
Zeena M. Pliska is a kindergarten teacher by day and a children's book author by night in Los Angeles, California. A progressive public school educator, she believes that the most important aspect of teaching is listening to children. A social justice activist and organizer for over 30 years, she brings race, class, and gender analysis to everything she does. A lifetime storyteller, she has facilitated stories as a theater director, visual artist, photographer and journalist. Her books include Egyptian Lullaby and Hello Little One: A Monarch Butterfly Story.