Jon Scieszka is the author of dozens of wildly popular, critically acclaimed children's books, including "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs; "Caldecott Honor recipient, " The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales; "and" Squids Will Be Squids: Fresh Morals for Beastly Fables, "all illustrated by Lane Smith. He is also the author of the Time Warp Trio book series. Mr. Scieszka lives with his wife in Brooklyn, New York.
Mary Blair (1911-1978) was one of Walt Disney's most brilliant conceptual designers. During her 34 years with the company, she helped define the look of such film classics as "Cinderella," "Alice in Wonderland," and "Peter Pan." In addition to her work on animated films, Ms. Blair brought her unique style to children's books, advertisements, theatrical set designs and theme park attractions. She remains one of the most respected artists in the history of animation.