Laura Driscoll is a children's book author and editor. She has written numerous published works for kids, including several easy-to-read books. She lives in Middletown, Connecticut, with her husband and two children. Deborah Melmon has been a freelance illustrator in the San Francisco Bay area for over 30 years. Among her many picture books are Picnic at Camp Shalom, Speak Up, Tommy, One Good Deed, and Chicken Soup, Chicken, Soup. Deborah lives with a comical Airedale Terrier named Mack.