Allistar Banks was born and raised in McCormick South Carolina. Ms. Banks is a graduate of Lander University in Greenwood, SC and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Books Writers & Illustrators. As an undergrad student, she discovered her passion for writing children and adult literature. Her love for writing began at the age of eight which included making picture books that describe fantasy figures, places, and type. Ms. Banks focuses on creating stories that are fun and educational. Her blog focuses on stories that are based on her experiences and also lessons for children to learn.