Michelle Berg is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives in Roeland Park, Kansas, with her two dogs, Gretta and Rowland. She is a designer and art director for Hallmark Cards and has illustrated many books for children. Smriti Prasadam is a former children's book editor and the author of several books, including Axel Scheffler's Jingle Jangle Jungle and Muddle Farm. Smriti lives in Surrey with her husband and two young sons.