Licheng Gu is a professor of Chinese and the director of the African and Asian languages program at Northwestern University. He is the author of "Picture Characters: Learning Characters through Pictographs." He lives in Wilmette, Illinois. Laura Hambleton is the author and illustrator of "Chameleon Races," "Chameleon Swims," "I'm Afraid Too!," and "Welcome to the Lizard Lounge. "She is thecoauthor of several books in the MiletWordwise series and the illustrator ofthe Abby and Zak series; "How Bees Be"; "Jump, Jog, Leapfrog"; and"Telling Tails.""
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