About the Author
Tamara Krenek-Oliver is a retired teacher and school administrator. She spent her life teaching children to
read and enhancing their appreciation of reading. As a military dependent and spouse, she understands the
true meaning of dedication, commitment and persistence. She lives in Virginia with her husband, two children
and two grandchildren. Her love of Dr. Seuss and lyrical poetry is what inspired her to write her debut
children's book, A B i g T u b o f W a t e r .