Sonya Kimble-Ellis is a freelance writer and editor who writes about business, education, entertainment, human interest, beauty and interior design. Her work has appeared in Scholastic's classroom magazines, Black Enterprise, The New York Daily News, Celebrity Hairstyles, Kitchen Solutions, Matters, Upscale and other publications and Web sites (www.Atlantapost.com and CharlesandHudson.com). She has worked as an editor at NYFA, Scholastic, and Short Styles magazine. She is the author of the children's activity books Math Puzzlers (Scholastic) and Traditional African American Arts & Activities (John Wiley & Sons), and a biography for teens titled Bill Cosby: Entertainer & Activist (Chelsea House). She recently published a children's picture book titled The Sandcastle Kids: A Mayan Adventure (www.thesandcastlekids.com).