Marty Rhodes Figley Marty lives in Annandale, Virginia, with her husband and Airedale terrier, Scarlett. She enjoys playing the role of "history detective" as she does the research for her historically based children's books. Marty loves to delve into old books, letters, and newspapers; visit museums; and explore famous historical sites.
Ted Hammond is a Canadian artist, living and working outside Toronto. Hammond graduated with a degree in Advertising and Graphic Design in 1987 and spent the first few years of his career creating portraits and art for the screen-printing business. Since then, he has created literally hundreds of artworks, everything from fantasy and comic book art to children's magazines, posters, and book illustration.