Diane Z. Shore and Deanna Calvert both love writing in rhyme. Diane is from Atlanta, GA, and says her favorite part about being an author is visiting schools. Deanna, from Birmingham, AL, fell in love with children's books when her daughter was young. Stephanie Bauer was six years old when her parents gave her an "art box" and she has not stopped painting since. Stephanie lives with her husband and three daughters in Oregon. She has illustrated more than two dozen books for kids.