Amy Novesky is an award-winning children's book author. Her picture books include Elephant Prince; Me, Frida; and Georgia in Hawaii. She lives with her family just north of San Francisco. Sara Gillingham is an award-winning art director and designer. She was a Design Director for at Chronicle Books and taught at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts. She created the In My Nest series for Chronicle and illustrates the Empowerment series for Abrams. Gillingham lives in Gibsons, British Columbia.