Ruth Spirois the author of the Baby Loves Science series, published by Charlesbridge. These adorably illustrated board books contain expert-reviewed science, yet are simple enough for the very youngest readers. Another new picture book series, Made by Maxine, will be published by Penguin/Dial beginning in 2018. Her debut picture book,Lester Fizz, Bubble-Gum Artist(Dutton), won awards from Writer's Digest and Willamette Writers and was a Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year. Ruth is a frequent speaker at schools and conferences, and recent presentations include the Early Childhood STEM Conference at CalTech and the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Irene Chanis the illustrator ofBaby Loves Quarks!andBaby Loves Aerospace Engineering!She is also an art director, designer, artist, and amateur photographer. She currently lives in Atlanta, GA. Visit Irene atwww.eneri.net.