Betsy Franco is the author of numerous books for children, including Counting Our Way to the 100th Day! and Mathematickles!, both illustrated by Steven Salerno; and Birdsongs, illustrated by Steve Jenkins. She and her husband live in Palo Alto, California. They have three sons -- two actors and a sculptor. Visit Betsy's website at www.betsyfranco.com. Steven Salerno lives in New York City, where he is an illustrator for magazines and advertising as well as children's books, including The Dirty Little Boy by Margaret Wise Brown.