Tori Corn, a former textile designer, spent many years designing fabrics and home furnishing products. She is very pleased that she switched careers and decided to become a writer and illustrator. Her first book, What Will It Be Penelope?, was published in May 2013. She and her family live in New York City. Nancy Cote, a national award-winning children's book author/illustrator, has illustrated over thirty picture books and written five of her own. Her stories, illustrations, paintings, murals, and poems have been featured in many magazines, exhibits, and collections throughout the country. Nancy has no known allergies except for poison ivy, which doesn't stop her from hiking and exploring whenever she isn't working. She resides in Somerset, Massachusetts.