Ana Gerhard studied as a concert pianist at the Mexican National Conservatory. She has taught piano for several years and has hosted numerous radio programs dedicated to the promotion of classical music. Cecilia Varela is the illustrator of several children's books and has received the prestigious Conculta Award in Mexico in recognition of her work.
"All in all, the book, though slight in size, is expansive in its reach. The result is a surprisingly thorough beginner's introduction to classical music." --Suzanne MacNeille, New York Times