Lisa Moser is the author of The Monster in the Backpack, illustrated by Noah Z. Jones, and Kisses on the Wind, illustrated by Kathryn Brown, among other titles. She lives in Wisconsin. Valeri Gorbachev is the author-illustrator of many books for children, including The Missing Chick and The Best Cat. He is also the illustrator of All for Pie, Pie for All and Little Bunny and the Magic Christmas Tree, both by David Martin. Valeri Gorbachev lives in Brooklyn, New York.