Bernard Lodge likes diners, but he has never been to one owned by a chicken. He has written such whimsical picture books as Shoe Shoe Baby, which was illustrated by his daughter Katherine. Bernard lives with his family in West Sussex, England. In his spare time, he enjoys making woodcut and linograph prints.
Tim Bowers has illustrated over thirty children's books, including the New York Times bestsellers Dream Big, Little Pig! by Kristi Yamaguchi and Dinosaur Pet by Neil and Marc Sedaka. His artwork has received numerous state and national awards and recognition, including the Children's Choice Award and Junior Library Guild selections. Each year, Tim travels to schools and libraries to promote literacy and share his artwork with students. He lives with his wife in Granville, Ohio.