Sandra Markle is the author of more than two hundred children's books, which have won numerous awards, including Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, IRA/CBC Children's Choice, NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Books for Children, NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended, and ALA Notable Books for Children. She lives in Florida. Howard McWilliam is the illustrator of DINOSAUR CHRISTMAS, by Jerry Pallotta; I NEED MY MONSTER, by Amanda Noll; and WHEN A DRAGON MOVES IN, by Jodi Moore. He lives in Kingston Upon Thames, England, with his wife, Rebecca. For more information, go to www.mcbill.plus.com.