Rachel Tonkin (Author) Rachel Tonkin is an experienced non-fiction children's writer and is also a previous editor of children's non-fiction. Amongst her works are a simply explained set of life cycle books written in highly accessible text for children age 5 and up.Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Illustrator) Stephanie Fizer Coleman is an illustrator with a penchant for playful color and rich texture. Having grown up in a rural area surrounded by nature, it's no surprise that furry and feathered creatures are her favorite subjects to draw. When she's not drawing, Steph can be found sipping tea and reading books. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and two dogs.