Kate Messner is the award-winning author of Over and Under the Snow, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Tree of Wonder, and How to Read a Story, as well as more than a dozen other books for young readers. Kate lives in New York with her family. When she's not writing, she loves spending time outside-cross country skiing, hiking, swimming, and digging in her gardens. Learn more at her website www.katemessner.com. Christopher Silas Neal is an award-winning illustrator whose work has been published in a variety of books, magazines, and has been featured on television. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and shows his art at various galleries nationwide. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn and teaches at Pratt Institute. Find out more about Chris at www.redsilas.com.
Time Magazine Best Books of the Year "Conveys the sights and sounds and motions of a peaceful day spent enjoying and observing nature."-The Horn Book Magazine "Playful and lovely to read aloud. even older budding naturalists will find something to enjoy here."-School Library Journal "A contemplative journey through an ecosystem."--USA Today "Dazzling."-Publishers Weekly, starred review