An author and award-winning storyteller, ROSE ANNE ST. ROMAIN toured with Jimmy Buffett after he saw her tell stories at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. She is the recipient of the Louisiana Pioneer Storytelling Award and a Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award.
Joan C. Waites has illustrated numerous Pelican titles, including Daniel Boone: Trailblazer, The Waving Girl, and Moon's Cloud Blanket, which was an IRA/CBC Children's Choice Program 2004 Selection. She has also been awarded the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award (2001) and the Educational Press Award from Hopscotch magazine for her illustrations, and has been featured in Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market. She lives and works in Silver Spring, Maryland.