Oksanna Crawley is a retired kindergarten and Reading Recovery™ teacher with 25 years teaching experience in Canadian schools. In addition to the Super Hammy reading series, she has written and illustrated a children’s hockey story, “So, You Be Keon and I’ll Be Mahovlich”, about Toronto Maple Leafs legend, Bill Barilko.
Prior to beginning a career in education, she worked as a radio journalist and newscaster. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto. She is passionate about helping children learn to read.