Kelly DiPucchio has written several children's picture books
including "Bed Hogs, Liberty's Journey," " and Mrs. McBloom, Clean
Up Your Classroom!." A graduate of Michigan State University, Kelly
lives in southern Michigan with her husband and three children.
LeUyen Pham has been illustrating picture books since leaving her job as a layout artist at Dreamworks. Her illustrations have appeared at the New York Society of Illustrators shows every year since 2000. Her first book, "Can You Do This, Old Badger?" by Eve Bunting, was chosen as an ABA Pick of the Lists and a Book-of-the-Month Club Selection, and was awarded an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, as well. Her second book was selected as one of "Child" magazine's Best Books of the Year. Her other books include Hanukkah, Shmanukkah, by Esme Raji Codell and Big Sister, Little Sister which she both wrote and illustrated. She lives with her husband in San Francisco. She is also illustrating FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY by Julianne Moore, with Bloomsbury, which is a big fall 07 title for that publisher and will raise Uyen's profile tremendously in time for the release of this book.