Caroline Hatton was born in Normandy to Vietnamese immigrants and raised in Paris. After earning a pharmacist degree from the University of Paris and a PhD in Chemistry from UCLA, she became the associate director of the UCLA Olympic Laboratory. Caroline’s multicultural novel, Vero and Phillippe, made the Los Angeles Times Children’s Bestsellers list. Her publications also include stories in Cricket and Highlights for Children. When Caroline is not writing she consults for sports organizations that fight drug abuse, translates science books from French into English, and visits schools to inspire children to enjoy the power of words.