Amy Ehrlich has had a long and distinguished career in children's books, both as an author and an editor. Her books include Rachel, The Story of Rachel Carson and the retelling of many fairy tales like The Wild Swans, Cinderella, Thumbelina, The Snow Queen, Rapunzel and A Treasury of Princess Stories. Ehrlich is also a winner of The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award for her novel Joyride, which was also chosen Booklist Choice Best Book of the Decade.
Diane Goode was born in New York City. She has written seven and created the paintings for 55 highly acclaimed children's picture books, including the Caldecott Honor Book When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant. Diane's other awards include, New York Times Best Seller Lists, ALA Notable(s), ABA Pick of the Lists, Oppenheim Platinum Book Award(s), Top Ten English Speaking Union of the United States Ambassador of Honor, Parent's Choice Award, Teacher's Choice Award, International Reading Association CBC, Children's Choice, Library of Congress Children's Book of the Year, National Council of Social Studies- Children's Book Council, Society of Illustrators Certificate(s )of Merit, NY Public Library 100 Titles of Reading & Sharing, Book List, and Children's Editor's Choice. Diane is the illustrator of New York Times bestseller Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies by Cokie Roberts.