Linda Ayers has been a bookmobile librarian, a teacher, an author, and an elementary school teacher-librarian. She has written professional books as well as children's poetry and fiction. She enjoys reading to the children in her elementary school library, where she is known for bringing her guitar to story time. David Bucs began his art career peddling staple-and-tape-bound graphic novels to his neighbors when he was five years old. His interest in creating original character designs continued all the way to college, where he studied illustration at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. After working in the animation industry in Los Angeles as an art director and character designer, David moved to Beijing, where he was a designer in a 3-D animation studio. He loves to create characters, bringing them to life through strong expression using watercolor, colored pencils, and digital media. David lives with his wife and young son in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where life is sweet.