Next Letter for Kids: Dusti Bowling

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We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from award-winning author Dusti Bowling! Dusti writes to us about tarantulas, rabbits, and snakes—and she even shares some fun drawings!

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Dusti Bowling grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona, where, as her family will tell you, she always had her nose in a book. But it wasn’t until after starting down a couple of different career paths that Dusti realized her true passion was writing. She currently lives in New River, Arizona with her husband, three daughters, a dozen tarantulas, a gopher snake named Burrito, and a cockatiel named Cilantro.