Lynne Cheney's most recent book is theNew York Timesbestseller,We the People: The Story of Our Constitution, illustrated by Greg Harlin. She is also the author of theNew York TimesbestsellersAmerica: A Patriotic Primer,A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women,When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots,A Time for Freedom: What Happened When in America, andOur 50 States: A Family Adventure Across America, and has written a memoir,Blue Skies, No Fences. Mrs. Cheney is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Vice President Richard B. Cheney.
Greg Harlin is an acclaimed artist and illustrator. His books for children include Dangerous Crossing, Paul Revere's Midnight Ride, Mississippi, and Hanukkah at Valley Forge, winner of the 2007 Sydney Taylor Book Award. He has spent much of his twenty-eight working years recreating history through his paintings. His work has appeared in many national periodicals, including National Geographic, National Park Service publications, and Kids Discover magazine, and has received award recognition from the Society of Illustrators and American Illustration, among other entities. Mr. Harlin lives in Annapolis, Maryland.