Miranda Paul has written everything from articles on gardening to poems about the life cycle of a butterfly. She lives a short drive from the shoreline in Green Bay, Wisconsin, with her husband, children, and two friendly cats who love taking baths. Are We Pears Yet? is her second book for Roaring Brook Press following the acclaimed Water Is Water.Carin Berger is an award-winning author, designer and illustrator of many books for young readers. Her book the The Little Yellow Leaf was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books selection. She is also the illustrator of Stardines Swim High Across the Sky and Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant, both by Jack Prelutsky. Are We Pears Yet? is her first book for Roaring Brook Press. She lives with her family in New York City.