Charise Mericle Harper is the author of many books for young readers in addition to the witty Just Grace series. In a starred review, Booklist called Just Grace "hilarious" and said, "Give this to . . . anyone looking for a funny book." Charise lives in New York with her family. Visit Charise's website at www.chariseharper.com or visit Just Grace's website at www.justgracebooks.com for fun activities.