David A. Kelly is a lifelong baseball—and Red Sox—fan. Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse is his first book. He lives in West Newton, Massachusetts.
Tim Jessell’s art can be seen in many children’s books, including the popular Secret of Droon series. For the Random House list, he illustrated Two Hot Dogs with Everything and the covers for Crossroads and Raleigh’s Page. He lives in Stillwater, Oklahoma.