Jane Yolen attended Smith College and received her master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. The distinguished author of more than 200 books, she is a woman of many talents. When she is not writing, Yolen composes songs, is a professional storyteller on the stage, and is the busy wife of a university professor, the mother of three grown children, and a grandmother. Heidi Stemple, Jane s daughter, has previously worked as a parole officer, private investigator and bartender. She didn t start writing until the age of 28 and hasn t stopped since. Both Jane and Heidi live in Hatfield, Massachusetts.
Rebecca Guay graduated from the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York City with a degree in illustration. She is also the illustrator of Goddesses: A World of Myth and Magic (HC: 9781841480756).
Juliet Stevenson is a stage and screen actress with many credits to her name, including Truly, Madly, Deeply; Emma; Bend It Like Beckham and Mona Lisa Smile. She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role in Death and the Maiden.