Lisa McCourt is a children's author. She discovered she loved to write as a child when she won a bumper sticker contest for a slogan to save the planet. She came up with "We're not the only ones who live here. Don't ruin their world." She drew a picture of a rabbbit, squirrel and a bird tomgo wiith the slogan.Her first job out of college was for a company called Troll Communications. It was a book publishing company with classroom book clubs that let you order books right from your teacher. She worked for children's book publishers for 10 years and then started her own book packaging company, Boingo Books. She enjoyed being s book publishe ras well as an author but being an author was her passion. Lisa McCourt's books include Good Night, Princess Pruney Toes, and the Chicken Soup for Little Souls series. In 2014 her title, I Love You Stinky Face made the New York Times Best Seller List.Victor Villasentilde;oris the author of the national bestsellersRain of Gold, Thirteen Senses,Burro Genius,andCrazy Loco Love,the last two of which were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; as well as other critically acclaimed books, such asWild Steps of HeavenandMacho!,which was compared to the best of John Steinbeck by theLos Angeles Times.He is also the author of five ancestral-themed bilingual children's books, and has written several screenplays, including the award-winningThe Ballad of Gregorio Cortez.Villasentilde;or, a gifted and accomplished speaker, continues to live on the North County San Diego ranch where he grew up, and is currently writing the multiple-book saga that starts withBeyond Rain of Gold.The originalRain of Goldtrilogy is now being developed for a seven-part HBO miniseries. For more information, please visit:www.victorvillasenor.com.