Alisa in Washerland follows a ten-year old girl as she is whisked away into an enchanted world nestled inside the family dishwasher. There she discovers mysterious creatures who teach her that by looking beyond what she sees, she can find exactly what she's looking for, even if she didn't kw she was searching.
Author and illustrator, Marian Flores attended Paier School of Art, where she earned a certificate in Advertising and Commercial Art. After working many years as a graphic artist, she returned in 2002 to college, graduating from Naugatuck Valley Community College in 2004, where she received an A.S in General studies. In preparation for a career teaching art, she will graduate Central Connecticut State University in December 2006, with a B.S. in Art Education. Marian currently resides in Wolcott, CT, with her husband, Pete, and son Richard.