About the Author
Candace Fleming is the clever author of The Great and Only Barnum,
a Publishers Weekly
and Kirkus Reviews
Best Book of the Year; The Lincolns,
a Boston Globe–Horn Book
Award winner and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times
Book Prize; and Ben Franklin’s Almanac
and Our Eleanor,
both ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Books. Her books also include Imogene’s Last Stand, Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!, Gabriella’s Song,
and the Aesop Elementary School series. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois. You can visit her at www.candacefleming.com.
G. Brian Karas is the prolific, versatile, and acclaimed illustrator of many books for children, including How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara, winner of a Christopher Award; Are You Going to Be Good? by Cari Best, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming, an ALA-ALSC Notable Book; and Home on the Bayou: A Cowboy’s Story, which he also wrote and which received the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. He lives in New York’s Hudson Valley. Visit him at www.gbriankaras.com.