Author Mya Thompson

Mya Thompson has a Ph.D. in Animal Behavior from Cornell University and currently works at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, where she leads an eLearning team at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and is surrounded by people thinking about birds every day. She is the creator of Bird Academy and the author of games including BeastBox and Flap to the Future.

Cracking open a children’s book and peeking into a new illustrated world is one of author Mya’s greatest pleasures. Mya lives with her husband and two children in Ithaca, NY, where she enjoys taking walks with her kids leading the way.



Cornell Lab Publishing Group Titles:

  • Ruby’s Birds
  • Winged Heroes (coming Fall 2020)