Lynn Sheffield Simmons received a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a masterís degree in special education from Texas Womanís University. She is a member of Phi Delta Kappa honorary fraternity and has taught in public schools for many years. She lives on a small farm in Argyle, Texas. Other titles by Lynn Sheffield Simmons are Jack Crow Said Hello and Sugar Lump, the Orphan Calf , both available from Pelican.
Alison Davis Lyne is a freelance illustrator who has worked on various picture books and covers for American Small Farm magazine. She is the portrait artist for the Kentucky Commission on Women's Kentucky Women Remembered exhibit, permanently on display in the state capitol rotunda. She also illustrated Easter Day Alphabet, Kudzu Chaos, G Is for Grits: A Southern Alphabet, and other titles published by Pelican.