Kristen L. Depken has been writing and editing childrens books for more than 10 years. She is the author of scores of titles, including Barbie and the Diamond Castle, All About the Trolls, and We Love to Dance!. She lives in the New York City area with her rescue dog, Ellie.
Sue DiCicco is the author-illustrator of many beloved storybooks for children. Born in Southern California, she attended Cal Arts, then worked for Disney and other studios as an animator before opening her own studio. She illustrated the Little Golden Books The Poky Little Puppy's Wonderful Winter Day and The Poky Little Puppy and the Pumpkin Patch as well as Random House's Step into Reading titles The Poky Little Puppy, The Shy LIttle Kitten, Scuffy the Tugboat, The Little Red Caboose, Tootle, Tawny Scrawny LIon, and The Shy Little Kitten's Christmas. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.