Margriet Ruurs is an avid traveler and has shared her 35 books with children all over the world. She lives in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.
Ashley Barron is an award-winning illustrator who specializes in cut- paper collage. Her creations can be found in children's books, newspapers, set designs and shop windows. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
... a cheerful, inviting introduction to birthdays.--Booklist
... a good choice for introductory conversations about cultural differences.--School Library Journal
An easy, enjoyable way to start thinking about similarities and differences around the world.--Kirkus Reviews