Patricia McMahon is the author of several highly acclaimed books for children. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Joe; her children, Conor and Claire; two big dogs; and too many books. Conor Clarke McCarthy was born in Boston, spent his early years in South Korea and Concord, Massachusetts, and now attends the Kincaid School in Houston, Texas. Karen A. Jerome is an illustrator and a fine artist whose books include "If Nathan Were Here "and "WhenIt Rained Cats andDogs. "She lives in Massachusetts."
"The playfully warm watercolors and text create images that capture the growing bond of parents and children, brother and sister. Delightful." --"Kirkus Reviews" "A nice introduction to a scrapbook or journaling project or to open up a discussion about adoption." --"Library Media Connection" "Storytelling at its finest. . . . Author and artist are equally adept at creating multidimensional portraits of the children." --"School Library Journal"