Caroline Hickey writes for kids of all ages. She holds an MFA in creative writing from The New School in New York City and has worked as a writing mentor for at-risk girls and a workshop instructor at Writopia Lab. She is currently an adjunct professor at McDaniel College and is a member of the Children's Book Guild. She lives in Washington, DC. Teresa Martinez grew up in a small town north of Mexico, playing in the river, walking with the cows, and feeding the neighbor's pigs. Before becoming a children's book illustrator, she studied graphic design and spent many afternoons reading art books in the university library. She lives in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.