Laura Godwin has written many well-loved books for children, including the Doll People novels, which she co-authored with Ann M. Martin. She also works as a children's book editor. She lives in New York City.
Rob Dunlavey is the illustrator of The Dandelion's Tale by Kevin Sheehan, which was called "luminous" and "radiant" in a starred review by Kirkus Reviews; Over in the Wetlands by Caroline Starr Rose; and Counting Crows by Kathy Appelt. His artwork has been featured in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, and the Los Angeles Times, among many other publications. He lives in suburban Boston with his wife, two teenage daughters, a cat, and a tropical fish. Learn more at robd.com.
"Those who enjoy poetry and picture books will find quiet contemplation in this obvious choice that will appeal to any audience."-- School Library Journal starred review
"A perfectly paced, holistically rendered home-away-home story."-- Kirkus Reviews starred review "Luminous blue-and-black-toned multimedia illustrations, rendered in soft shapes and rich colors, convey the quiet, dark beauty of an autumn night. Simple yet stirring, this is perfect for preschooler bedtimes."-- Booklist starred review "The moonlit nighttime scenes are luminous and peaceful, with the endearing little white owl shown against a neverfrightening night sky dotted with stars." -- Horn Book starred review