Deborah Underwood's (www.deborahunderwoodbooks.com) books include
the Sugar Plum Ballerina series, written with Whoopi Goldberg, and
"Pirate Mom," illustrated by Stephen Gilpin. She was inspired to
write this book after spending time with the pigs at Farm Sanctuary
in Orland, California. She lives in San Francisco.
Scott Magoon (www.scottmagoon.com) has illustrated many books for children, including "Spoon"by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, "Ugly Fish"by Kara LaReau, and "The Luck of the Loch Ness Monster: A Tale of Picky Eating"by A. W. Flaherty. He lives in Reading, Massachusetts.