Jerome Pohlen is the author of Doodle Texas, Chicago Baby, San Francisco Baby, Albert Einstein and Relativity for Kids, Doodle Chicago, Oddball Illinois, and more than 20 travel, science, and children's books. He has written for the Chicago Reader, Reader's Digest, and Time Out Chicago. He lives in Chicago.
Violet Lemay is an award-winning illustrator whose children's books include Isabella’s Shoe Studio, Beach Doodles, Doodle Chicago, Doodle New York, My Foodie ABC, and the series Local Baby Books. Her work has appeared in American Baby, Better Homes and Gardens, Elle, Family Circle, the New York Times, Parent and Child, and The Wall Street Journal. She lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.