Catherine Daly has written many books for young readers, including The Magical Reality of Nadia
and The Magical Reality of Nadia: Middle School Mischief
, both with Bassem Youssef, What Was the Age of Exploration?
, the Petal Pushers middle-grade series, and several books in the Makers Make It Work series. She lives in New York City with her family and their feisty Boston terrier, Jack.