Lisa Mcclatchy

Lisa McClatchy has loved parties, books, and dinosaurs since she was a little girl and now has a daughter who is keeping up the tradition! Lisa has written a number of easy-to-read books for children and is also a freelance coordinator of school visits by children's book authors. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband, Kevin, and their daughter, Eirann Grace. She enjoys spending time on her deck but always keeps an ear out for any loud noises or suspicious shadows-dinosaurs have been known to visit!

John Manders has been drawing pictures since he was a little boy, and he has illustrated numerous children's books, including Clarence the Copy Cat by Patricia Lakin. John lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Visit his Web site at