Author Patrick McDonnell is the creator of Tek; Thank You and Good Night; The Monsters' Monster, a New York Times bestseller; Me...Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book and a New York Times bestselling picture book biography of Dr. Jane Goodall; the award-winning picture book Art; and more. He is also the creator of the beloved, internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which features the characters that star in five of his previous picture books including Wag!, The Gift of Nothing, Just Like Heaven, Hug Time, and South. Illustrator Naoko Stoop is the creator of the Red Knit Cap Girl series, the first of which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated book. Naoko's love of drawing began when she was a young child growing up in Japan. Naoko now lives and paints in Brooklyn, New York, where she uses found materials such as plywood and brown paper bags as her canvas. She has shown her work in a variety of galleries and stores in New York.
Praise for Shine! "A lovely...title to share."--School Library Journal