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The Author:


  Anthonette Klinkerman is a public school teacher and public speaker.

She teaches English at a night high-school for at-risk teens, and conducts her award-winning mobile etiquette school, Courtesy Bootcamp™, for businesses during the days.

​  Battle of the Grandmas was written first, but actually is her second published book.

​  Her first book is titled Courtesy Bootcamp™: a not-so-gentle reminder to live by The Golden Rule.

​  Klinkerman was born in San Diego, California, and moved in the year 2000 to Castle Pines, Colorado, in her husband’s home state, where they both resumed teaching. Their one daughter is working on her art skills daily in preparation for mommy’s next book.

  Klinkerman can be reached at

The Illustrator:

Justin Acquavella

Justin is currently a senior in high school, and has aspirations of becoming a graphic artist in the future.

And these lovely ladies are the real Grandmas! From left to right, Grandma, Granny, and NaNa.

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