Becky Villareal was born in Dallas, Texas in 1954 to Missionary parents who traveled throughout the Southwest. Through her experiences as a child, she has learned the benefit of being multicultural in a diverse society. She loves working on her family history and incorporating her experiences into her writing.
She has taught elementary school for twenty-three years and has been doing family research for geneaology for the past twelve. She loves to read children's books and share them with her students. She has published several books and articles.