Cornelia Maude Spelman worked as a therapist with children and families before turning full-time to writing. She is the author of many books for children, including the bestselling Your Body Belongs to You. She lives with her husband in Evanston, Illinois. Her website is www.corneliaspelman.com.
Nancy Cote is the writer and illustrator of It Feels Like Snow, Palm Trees, and Flip-Flops, an American Bookseller's "Pick of the Lists." She is also the illustrator of Mrs. Fickle's Pickles by Lori Ries; Tap-Dance Fever by Pat Brisson; The Can-Do Thanksgiving by Marion Hess Pomeranc, a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book; The Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes by Linda Glaser, a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children; and Fireflies, Peach Pies & Lullabies by Virginia Kross, an IRA-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book. She lives in Somerset, Massachusetts, with her husband and three children.