Juwanda G Ford

Juwanda G. Ford was born in New Orleans and worked in children's publishing before she wrote her first book, A Kente Dress for Kenya. She is also the author of Together for Kwanzaa, K Is for Kwanzaa, and Shop Talk.

Shelly Hehenberger is an American artist. She received her MFA from the fine arts graduate program at the University of Cincinnati and since then has worked as a professional artist and teacher in Ohio and the Carolinas. She lives in North Carolina.