JoAnn Early Macken has written dozens of books for young readers including poetry, picture books, beginning readers, and nonfiction. Her "Sing-Along Song" illustrated by LeUyen Pham was chosen for the Texas 2 x 2 Reading List. She lives in Wisconsin with her family.
Pam Paparone has both written and illustrated books for children. Kirkus Reviews praised the "bright, elegant acrylics" she created for D. Anne Love's "Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia". She lives in Pennsylvania.
"Paparone's bright, realistic acrylics present clear pictures of the featured seeds in their natural dispersals . . . [an] inviting introduction"--School Library Journal
"Satisfying, and well designed for both classroom sharing and individual reading."--Booklist