MARIBETH BOELTS is the author of nearly twenty children's books, including Dogerella and Sleeping Bootsie, both Step into Reading titles. She shares her home in Iowa with her husband, three children, and a variety of pets. MaribethBoelts.com is where you can find her online. HOLLIE HIBBERT was destined to be a painter. Crayons, colored pencils, and markers were her constant companions as she grew up in Idaho.
Hollie enjoys singing loudly in the car, playing the piano, and going country dancing when she is not illustrating. Hound dogs, otters, and especially bears are among her favorite animals.