Jacqueline Jules is the author of numerous books for children, including Duck for Turkey Day. She is also a librarian, teacher, and poet. She won the CYBILS award for best short chapter book for the first book in the Zapato series. She lives in Virginia. Miguel Benï¿½tez likes to describe himself as a "part-time daydreamer and a full-time doodler." He lives with his wife and two cats in the United Kingdom.