SHEILA BOOTH-ALBERSTADT is the author of the popular Maggie McNair series and the founder of SBA Books.
Born in Kristiansund, Norway, and raised in Vero Beach, Florida, Booth-Alberstadt studied communication and sociology at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. After graduation, she worked in the insurance field, starting her own agency in Fairhope, Ala. in 1997.
Booth-Alberstadt began writing children’s books when she first started having children. Her love for story-telling and writing became apparent in her earlier years while spending summers in Norway. In 2009, Booth-Alberstadt created SBA Books as a platform to publish her children’s books as a hobby. Over the years, SBA Books has grown and presented Booth-Alberstadt with endless opportunities ranging from ghostwriting to creating pitch bibles for animated TV series. Booth-Alberstadt’s writings cover topics addressing health and hygiene, from a comical perspective, to the dealing with the consequences children face because of parental choices.
With Booth-Alberstadt’s passion for people coupled with a heart for God, her number one priority is shining light into a world that is filled with darkness. Her newest project resulted from God converting her from an atheist to a born again Christian. She has recently transformed her Maggie McNair book series from teaching health and hygiene to an animated series, Maggie McNair’s World, which teaches Godly principles on a level children can understand. She has dedicated her life to bringing glory to God in every aspect from career to family.
She, her husband, Stephen, and their family currently live in Fairhope, Ala.