Artemis Roehrig is the coauthor of the children’s books Are Pirates Polite? and Does a Fiddler Crab Fiddle? She grew up in western Massachusetts, and spent summers on Cape Cod where she worked at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. After graduating from Skidmore College, she received her master’s degree from the organismic & evolutionary biology program at the University of Massachusetts. She continues to research invasive insects in the Elkinton Lab.