Marian D. Toth is a writer and teacher with a fascination for folklore. A native of Montana, she received her B.A. in English Literature from Eastern College in St. David's Pennsylvania and her M.A. and D.Ed from the University of Pennsylvania. She has spent time in Thailand where she taught creative writing at the International School in Bangkok, and has published many articles about Thai legends and culture. Thailand native Patcharee Meesukhon has illustrated numerous children's books for publishers in Thailand, Australia, India and other parts of the world.