Rebecca Caprara is a children's book author and illustrator. Her debut middle grade novel, THE MAGIC OF MELWICK ORCHARD, will be published in September 2018 by Carolrhoda Books, an imprint of the Lerner Publishing Group. Rebecca graduated from Cornell University and practiced architecture for several years, before shifting her focus from bricks to books. An avid globetrotter, she has traveled to over 50 countries, and has lived in Italy, Singapore, and Canada. She is now growing roots in Massachusetts with her family.