CARI BEST is the author of several books for young readers, including Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and, most recently, What's So Bad About Being an Only Child? She lives in Weston, Connecticut. HOLLY MEADE's picture books include the Caldecott Honor Book Hush! by Minfong Ho and Sky Sweeper by Phillis Gershator. She lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts.