Nicola Winstanley has always believed in the power of stories to bring comfort. So when her toddler Sam started making nighttime travels, she would tuck him back under his covers and tell him a story that let him know how much his bed needed him. (Now bed is his favorite place and she can't get him up in the morning, but he still loves stories... ) Nicola's previous book, Cinnamon Baby, won an honor prize for the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer award and was shortlisted for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book award. Matt James is a painter, illustrator and musician. His books have won many prestigious awards, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, the New Mexico Book Award and the Governor General's Award. Matt lives in Toronto with his family.