Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander have collaborated on several children's books, including This Is the Dream and This Is the Game. One thing they have learned while cowriting stories is that when people work together, great things can happen. Both authors live with their families in metro Atlanta, Georgia. Ginger Foglesong Gibson is the author of numerous books for children, including the bilingual favorites !Fiesta!, Siesta, and !Bravo! She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in early childhood education, and now lives in Seattle, Washington. Laura Rankin is the creator of The Handmade Alphabet, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie. She is the illustrator of many other books for children, including A Balloon for Isabel, by Deborah Underwood. She lives in Easton, Maryland.