Candace Fleming is the author of many critically acclaimed and bestselling books for children. Her picture books include Oh, No!, a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner; Clever Jack Takes the Cake; and Imogene's Last Stand. She is also the author of the nonfiction titles The Family Romanov, winner of the LA Times Book Prize and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award; Amelia Lost; The Great and Only Barnum; and The Lincolns, also a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winner. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois. Visit her at, or follow her on Twitter @candacemfleming.
Lori Nichols is the author and illustrator of Maple and its companion books Maple and Willow Together and Maple and Willow Apart. The New York Times called the series "utterly charming." She lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband and three free-spirited daughters. Learn more at, or follow her on Twitter @lorinicholsbook. - (Random House, Inc.)