Susan McElroy Montanari is the author of My Dog's a Chicken, illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf. She has spent much of her life on the beach and tidal creeks surrounding Savannah, Georgia. After several years in Norwalk, Connecticut, she has returned to live in Savannah with her husband and a cat named Tybee. Jake Parker is the illustrator of #1 New York Times bestseller The Little Snowplow by Lora Koehler, The Girl Who Wouldn't Brush Her Hair by Kate Bernheimer, and The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon. Jake is also the creator of the Missile Mouse graphic novel series. He has worked creating sets and environments for feature films like Horton Hears a Who!;Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs; and Rio. Visit him at MrJakeParker.com.