While in North Dakota helping her Aunt Frankie prepare for a possible flood, Lucy finds her voice as a poet with the help of her two-year-old brother Teddy, the rest of their family, and a few cows.
Patricia MacLachlan is the author of many well-loved novels and picture books, including?Sarah, Plain and Tall, winner of the Newbery Medal; its sequels,?Skylark?and?Caleb’s Story;?Edward’s Eyes;?The True Gift;?Waiting for the Magic;?White Fur Flying; and?Fly Away. She lives in western Massachusetts.
Amy June Bates has illustrated books including the Sam the Man series,?Sweet Dreams and That’s What I’d Do, both by singer-songwriter Jewel;?and?Waiting for the Magic?by Patricia MacLachlan. She lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, with her husband and three children.