The Illustrator

Nina KolbeNina Kolbe lives in Troy, Michigan where she works as a general and trauma surgeon. She is also a mother of three: Alessandra, Cecilia, and Lucas. Her husband, Nick, is a 5th-grade teacher for Troy School District.

As a mother and a physician, Nina thinks the work Erin is doing about food allergy awareness is incredibly important. She is thrilled to be a part of this book and hopes it has an impact on educating others about this vital issue.

Erin and Nina grew up playing soccer together and continued their journey as collegiate athletes at Michigan State University where they were roommates all four years.