Colleen Sell is a mother of three and grandmother of four with considerable experience preparing gross food for and with children. She has compiled sixteen volumes of the popular Cup of Comfort book series, which has sold more than one million copies to date. A trained journalist, she is the coauthor of eight nonfiction books, including 10-Minute Zen. She lives in Eugene, OR.
Melinda Sell Frank is a professional artist, designer, and art director. She is currently the design manager for an infant bedding company. Throughout her career, she has participated in fine art shows and commissions, published illustrations in magazines and illustrated a series of educational publications for young children. She lives in Redondo Beach, CA.