Vickie Leigh Krudwig was born and raised in Colorado. She lives in Denver with her husband and their three children. Krudwig's stories and illustrations have been published nationally and internationally in a variety of children's publications. She is the author of Hiking Through Colorado History and Henry's Horrendous Hiccups. Craig McFarland Brown, known as Farmer Brown at schools he visits, has illustrated more than 20 books and has won several honors for his work. He visits schools throughout the world to promote reading, writing, and creativity. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.