MOIRA ROSE DONOHUE is originally from New York City, but now lives in Northern Virginia. She began writing for children after defecting from the practice of law 15 years ago. She has published poems, plays, magazine articles, and two picture books.
ALINE ALEXANDER NEWMAN has been writing for National Geographic Kids magazine (formerly NG World) since 1998. More than 50 of her stories have appeared on the cover. Her first National Geographic Children's book, Ape Escapes, came out in 2012. Several more are in the works.