The Author's Background
Joan KoelIe Snipes lives in Shepherdstown, West Virginia with her husband Bob. Their two daughters are in college. She has over twenty years experience teaching Sunday School. Her students have ranged in age from two years old to high school.
Snipes' education includes a B. A. from Principia College in Elsah, Illinois in 1973 where she double majored in elementary education and English. She has been a student of the Bible for many years. In 1998 Snipes spent four weeks touring Egypt and Israel. Snipes' teaching experience has included private and public schools, as well as Head Start.
Since the publication of the first edition of her book for Sunday School teachers, Snipes has given talks around the country sharing ideas about teaching the Bible to children.