Paul DuBois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender are a husband and wife writing team, authors of many books for children, including Count 1,2,3
; Subway Ride
; and My Taxi Ride
. Paul has also cowritten four books with legendary folk musician, Pete Seeger, including Abiyoyo Returns
and The Deaf Musicians
. Paul and Jennifer have appeared at Lincoln Center, The Children's Museum of Manhattan, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Virginia Festival of the Book, as well as countless schools, libraries, and museums. They live in Massachusetts.
Stephanie Laberis is a freelance illustrator and character designer for animation. Originally from New England, she now lives in Northern California with her wonderful partner, a couple of felines, and a handful of rodents. Her love for art is rivaled only by her love for animals, and she spends her spare time as a volunteer wildlife rehabber. She loves painting, needle felting, and losing herself in a good video game.