The author Shawn Sousa is originally from Baton Rouge, La but currently resides in Tampa, Fl. She is very compassionate and an avid lover of animals and is very concerned for their well-being. She has 2 yorkies, Bentley and Brownie. Bentley is such a character Shawn wanted the the world to see him through his eyes. With these books about Bentley, Shawn wants to use some of the proceeds to help the animals at the Humane Society. She eventually hopes to open an animal sanctuary to help animals of all walks of life to be treated and have loving homes like Bentley and Brownie do.