Carole Lexa Schaefer is the author of many acclaimed picture books for children, including Down in the Woods at Sleepytime, illustrated by Vanessa Cabban, and Big Little Monkey, illustrated by Pierre Pratt. She is also the author of the first three books about Monkey and Elephant. Carole Lexa Schaefer lives on Camano Island, in Washington State. Galia Bernstein was born and raised in Israel and is the illustrator of many books for children, including Rockin' Babies by Jenn Berman and Cynthia Weil, The Groovy Letter Book by Melissa and Dolores Neumann, and the first three books about Monkey and Elephant. She lives in Brooklyn.