David Conger studied electrical engineering and Japanese at Brigham Young University. He became interested in Asian history and folklore while living in Japan for two years.
Marian Davies Toth's work has achieved national recognition in the United States. While living in Thailand, she taught creative writing at the International School in Bangkok.
Kay Lyons has lived in Malaysia for over thirty years. She is the author of Malaysian Children's Favourite Stories.
Joan Suyenaga grew up with Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, the first title in this popular series. She has been writing, translating and editing for the past twenty years in Indonesia.
Liana Romulo lives mostly in the Philippines but has also lived in Thailand, Belgium, and the United States. Her first picture book, Filipino Children's Favorite Stories, was a national best-seller in the Philippines.