Yulinda Blake Cook lives in Suwanee, Georgia, and she is a wife, mother of four, and YaYa to nine wonderful grandchildren and counting. She loves spending quality time with her family. Yulinda loves reading to her grandchildren and cooking large family meals.
Prior to retirement, she worked professionally in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, and Early Childhood Education. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama (Birmingham) in Social Work with a Psychology minor. She also has an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Lawson State College (Birmingham). She is a proud member of SCBWI. In addition, Yulinda has experience as an editor/writer of a newsletter and instructor and mentor during her employment with the federal government.
“Polly’s Special Day” is Yulinda’s first published book. This book is loosely based on a true family event. She hopes to fortify children’s imaginations with every book and improve family relations.