Marc Tyler Nobleman writes books for all ages, including the
nonfiction picture books Boys of Steel and Bill the Boy
Wonder. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
Eliza Wheeler has illustrated several picture books, including Miss Maple's Seeds, which she also wrote. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit her website at www.wheelerstudio.com.
"A fascinating introduction to one of the greatest hoaxes of all
time, deftly pitched to elementary-age
"This recounting of a fanciful, enchanting fraud will leave younger children guessing until the end, and many more readers will embrace the suspension of disbelief."--Publishers Weekly
"Nobleman's text is a rich overview of this bizarre historical controversy; he deftly navigates topics [...] without ever weighing down the central narrative."--School Library Journal
"With a crisp and engaging style, Nobleman relates this fascinating story, providing ample context for readers by presenting information about the attitudes and conditions of early-twentieth-century England."--Horn Book Magazine
"Part accidental trickster tale, part unforgettable fairy tale, all true, this will have kids reaching for cameras of their own in no time."--Booklist