is the author of the New York Times
best-selling picture book The Littlest Pilgrim
along with six other Littlest tales. She's also written three middle grade novels, a Pixar picture book, and four books in Giada de Laurentiis's Recipe for Adventure series. She lives in Los Angeles where she wrangles two adorable kids and one crazy dog with her husband, Joe. Visit www.brandidougherty.com. Renée Kurilla
has illustrated many books for kids, including Orangutanka
, by Margarita Engle and The Pickwicks' Picnic
, by Carol Brendler. She lives in the woods just south of Boston; the perfect place to search for wild fairies!