Sonja McGiboney spent her childhood in Stowe, Pennsylvania. She obtained an undergraduate degree in piano pedagogy from West Virginia University. She met and married Dale McGiboney, becoming an army spouse of 25 years. She has two wonderful children, Rachel and Ryan and is now living with Dale and Jazzy in Smithfield, Virginia. She loves taking photos and writing Jazzy’s books.
Sonja became an author because she took too many pictures. GROWING UP JAZZY is the first book in the Jazzy's Books serires which not only describes a dog's first year, but the months and seasons as well.
Her other books cover concepts such as shapes, months, colors, subtraction, friendship, history and bullying.