Aliki has been entertaining her numerous followers since her first book was published in 1960, with more than 60 fiction and nonfiction works for children. She was born in New Jersey and now resides in New York City. Aliki's books for young readers include Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils Tell of Long Ago, My Feet, and My Hands, all of which are Let's-Read-and-Find-Out titles. How a Book Is Created, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Dinosaurs, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe are some of Aliki's other nonfiction works.