Marilyn Singer is the author of more than one hundred books for children and young adults, including Rutherford B., Who Was He?: Poems About Our Presidents; Feel the Beat!: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing; Mirror Mirror; and Echo Echo. She lives with her husband and a variety of creatures in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut. Visit her at www.marilynsinger.net.
Nancy Carpenter is the illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan, an ALA Notable Children's Book and CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book; Apples to Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson, an ALA Notable Children's Book and SCBWI Golden Kite Award winner; and Lucky Ducklings by Eva Moore, a Parents' Choice Gold Medal Award winner. Her unique multimedia approach to illustration has garnered numerous honors, including two Christopher Awards and the Jane Addams Children's Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, daughter, son, and dog, Banjo. You can visit Nancy online at www.nancycarpenter.website.