JENNY OFFILL is the author of 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore,
Magazine Best Book of the Year and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year, and 11 Experiments That Failed,
also a Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year, which Kirkus Reviews,
in a starred review, called "the most joyful and clever whimsy."
NANCY CARPENTER is the illustrator of Imogene's Last Stand
by Candace Fleming; Apples to Oregon,
an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book, and Fannie in the Kitchen,
both by Deborah Hopkinson; Sitti's Secrets
by Naomi Shihab Nye, winner of the Jane Addams Picture Book Award; Masai and I
by Virginia Kroll; Loud Emily
by Alexis O'Neill; and the jackets for the Emestine & Amanda series. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.