Donna J Napoli

Donna Jo Napoli is both a linguist and a writer of children's and young adult fiction. Some of her work includes Treasury of Greek Mythology, Stones in Water, Treasury of Norse Mythology, and Daughter of Venice. She has five children and eight grandchildren. She dreams of moving to the woods and becoming a naturalist. She loves to garden, bake bread, dance, and make pottery.

Naoko Stoop is a Brooklyn-based, self-taught illustrator. She grew up in Tokyo and has illustrated many picture books including Pup and Bear, Sun and Moon Have a Tea Party, and the New York Times Best Illustrated Picture Book Red Knit Cap Girl.