ERICA SILVERMAN received a Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor for the original Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa book, the first of six books. In addition, she has written many books for children, including When the Chickens Went on Strike, Big Pumpkin, and Don't Fidget a Feather. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
BETSY LEWIN is the well-known illustrator of Duck for President; Giggle, Giggle, Quack; and the Caldecott Honor-winning Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, all written by Doreen Cronin. She lives in New York City.