Gracie LaRoo, the youngest pig on the Water Sprites synchronized swimming team, is nervous about giving a speech at the Wilbur Academy, the school she used to attend—she loves her sport, but her old coach does not think that it really measures up to swim racing.
Marsha Qualey is the author of many books for readers young and old. When she’s not writing she likes to read, take walks by the river, ski in the winter, garden in the summer, and play with her cats all year ‘round. Like Bumble B., she has very good friends who make life fun. Marsha has four grown-up children and two grandchildren. She lives with her husband in Wisconsin.