Laura Schroff is a former advertising sales executive, she worked for over thirty years with several major media companies and publications, including Time Inc. and Condé Nast, People, In Style. Brides, and Ms. She was also part of the advertising sales team at USA Today. Her book, An Invisible Thread, became an instant New York Times bestselling book and later was a #1 New York Times and international bestseller. As a keynote speaker at over 300 events, including schools, charity organizations, libraries, organizations, and bookstores, Laura encourages her audience to look for their own invisible thread connections and highlights the importance of opening up their eyes and hearts to the opportunities where they can make a difference in the lives of others. She lives in Westchester, New York with her feisty poodle, Emma.
Alex Tresniowski is a former human-interest writer at People and the bestselling author of several books, most notably The Vendetta, which was purchased by Universal Studios and used as a basis for the movie Public Enemies. His other titles include An Invisible Thread, Waking Up in Heaven, and The Light Between Us.
Barry Root is the illustrator of many books for children, including Gumbrella, which he also wrote; Dream Big; By My Brothers Side; and Game Day, which received a Christopher Award in the category of books for young people. He lives with his family in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.