Kate Messner is a middle school teacher and the author of several books for young readers including Over and Under the Snow, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, and the Sea Monster series. She lives in Plattsburgh, New York.Simona Mulazzani was born in Milan. She is the illustrator of more than 60 books for publishers around the world, and received a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators. She lives in Pesaro, Italy.
"Enlightening..descriptive and poetic."--School Library Journal "Beautiful."--Imagination Soup SB&F Award of Excellence "With a mix of math, literature, and science, this title has broad audience appeal."-School Library Connection