Rene Allen writes picture books, non-fiction, and little, funny stories about everything. She likes to laugh. Rene went to school for many years to become a doctor. Then she went to school to be a writer. She loves learning which is why she keeps going to school. Rene lives in Arizona where it is hot in the summer, but in January, when everyone is complaining about how cold it is, she likes to go outside and pick an orange.