Deya Brashears Hill originally published Dribble Drabble in 1973 and it has been in publication continuously since then. She is currently the Director of the Orinda Preschool and an adjunct professor for various Bay Area colleges. Hill travels nationally to conduct workshops and seminars for early childhood professionals. Her areas of expertise are brain development, curriculum, and diversity in early childhood education. While in graduate school, she wrote scripts for Sesame Street during its formative years.