Allison Pataki is the New York Times bestselling author of five adult fiction novels, one nonfiction memoir, and two children's books, Nelly Takes New York
and Poppy Takes Paris
. Allison's books have been translated into more than twenty languages. A former news writer and producer, Allison graduated cum laude from Yale University with a major in English. An avid traveler and reader, Allison lives in New York with her husband, children, and rescue pup. To learn more and connect with Allison, please visit AllisonPataki.com.
Marya Myers is an early literacy author and editor. Having worked with children in a broad capacity from teaching, coaching, tutoring, and developing curricula for classrooms across the country, she became inspired to combine her passion for traveling and teaching into storytelling. She graduated from Yale University with a major in history and received her Master's degree in early childhood education and special education from Teachers College at Columbia University. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and child.
Kristi Valiant is the illustrator of Pretty Minnie in Paris
, Pretty Minnie in Hollywood
, the Little Wings chapter book series, and Penguin Cha-Cha
, which she wrote and illustrated. She graduated magna cum laude from Columbus College of Art & Design. Kristi lives (and dances!) in Indiana with her husband and daughters. Visit Kristi online KristiValiant.com.