Whoopi Goldberg is the premier comedic actress of our day. She has won a Tony, an Emmy, an Oscar, and a Grammy, as well as two Golden Globes. In 2001 she was awarded the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Whoopi Goldberg has appeared in many movies, and is a host on ABC's The View.
Deborah Underwood's (www.deborahunderwoodbooks.com) book credits include Plum Fantastic, Pirate Mom, and Granny Gomez & Jigsaw, illustrated by Scott Magoon. She lives in Northern California.
Maryn Roos (www.marynroos.com) has drawn everything from monsters to dancing ducks in dozens of books and several educational software programs. Maryn lives in Provo, Utah.