Rachel Rose Gray has a diverse background in performing that includes everything from Opera to Television. In 2014 she founded a non-profit organization that sends characters into hospitals, and she shaves her head annually to become Princess Joy, The Bald Princess. She lives in Northern Virginia with her family and loves kickboxing and singing in church when she’s not wearing a Princess gown.

Tricia O’Neill-Politte is a retired high school English and Theatre teacher (formerly Ms. V). She has always loved teaching and kids. Her first book, The Magic Heart, encourages kids of all ages to find the magic within them to overcome disappointment and heartache. She enjoys acting, decorating for every holiday, and celebrating good times with family and friends. She is happy to count Rachel, the real life Bald Princess, as one of her close friends.

To learn more, please visit www.baldprincessjoy.org