Louise Borden graduated from Denison University with a degree in
history. She taught first graders and preschoolers and later was a
part-owner of a bookstore in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to
writing children's books, she also speaks regularly to young
students about the writing process. Her books include Good Luck,
Mrs. K!, which won the Christopher Medal, and The A+
Custodian. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and you can visit her
Adam Gustavson is a graduate of Rowan University and the Master of Fine Arts Illustration program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. In addition to illustrating picture books, he currently teaches at Passaic County Community College and Seton Hall University. He lives and paints in West Orange, New Jersey, with his wife, their children, several guitars, and a ferret named Gracie.