TRUDY LUDWIG, author of seven books for children, has been profiled on national television, on radio, and in newsprint. An active member of the International Bullying Prevention Association, she is a sought-after speaker who collaborates frequently with organizations like The Ophelia Project, Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project, and Putting Family First. Trudy's books have received the Mom's Choice Gold Award, the CCBC's Best of the Best award, and have been recognized as NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Books for Young People.
ADAM GUSTAVSON has illustrated more than a dozen picture books, including the award-winning The Yankee at the Seder, also published by Tricycle Press. Accolades for Adam's books include the IRA-CBC Children's Choice, Bank Street Best Books of the Year, and a Sydney Taylor Honor. Adam received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York and has taught illustration at Seton Hall University, The University of the Arts, and Passaic County College.