Mike is married to Scarlett. He has three daughters, the eldest of whom has mid Spectrum autism. Mike himself has Asperger's Syndrome and this and other medical conditions within the family inspired him to write a series of rhyming children's books about animals with disabilities. This is Mike's first story in a series of heartwarming tales about Gerald and his human-like friends, covering the challenges they face due to their disabilities. Be on the lookout for other stories in the series.