Jen Bryant has published poetry, biographies, picture books, and fiction for young readers. Her picture-book-biography collaborations with Melissa Sweet--A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, and A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin--have all won multiple awards. Jen lives with her family in southeastern Pennsylvania. You can read more about her at JenBryant.com. Boris Kulikov graduated from the Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since 1997 he's been living and working as an illustrator in Brooklyn, New York. His many acclaimed books include Papa's Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and the Max books (Max's Words, Max's Castle, Max's Dragon, Max's Math) by Kate Banks. You can find him at BorisKulikov.com.