Mary Koski is the author of the Impatient Pamela series, has been a guest author at the English Festival in Ohara, Japan, and has been featured on numerous television programs, including C-SPAN's "Book TV" and more than 400 talk radio shows. Her awards include the National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval, Writer's Digest Honorable Mention, and a Writers Notes selection. She lives in New York Mills, Minnesota. Lori Collins is a 9-1-1 public educator for Pinellas Country, Florida. She has expertise in helping 9-1-1 centers improve efficiency and regularly holds workshops to educate children on how to make 9-1-1 calls. She lives in Clearwater, Florida. Dan Brown is an illustrator whose clients include Coca-Cola, Dairy Queen, Ford, Green Mill, and the Special Olympics. He lives in Los Angeles.