Michael J. Rosen
has written and edited some ninety books for children and adults, including The Cuckoo's Haiku,
illustrated by Stan Fellows, and Chanukah Lights
, illustrated and paper-engineered by Robert Sabuda. Many of his books, such as The Blessing of the Animals,
and My Dog! A Kids' Guide to Keeping a Happy and Healthy Pet
are inspired by his lifelong experience with animals, whether as a college zoology major, a bird-watcher, or a dog trainer. Michael J. Rosen lives on one hundred forested acres in central Ohio. Mary Azarian
has illustrated many books for children, including Snowflake Bentley,
which won the Caldecott Medal. Her fine-art woodcuts and stationery are instantly recognizable and beloved by collectors everywhere. Mary Azarian lives in Vermont.