About the Author
Ann Redisch Stampler is the author of both picture books and Young Adult fiction. Her picture books include National Jewish Book Award Winner The Rooster Prince of Breslov, as well as The Wooden Sword, Go Home, Mrs. Beekman!, Ahlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost and Something for Nothing. She’s also the author of a young adult novel Where It Began. The Eastern European folktales that started her picture book career were beloved stories she heard from her immigrant grandmother. Born on the East Coast and raised mostly in the West, she lives in Los Angeles.
Francesca Carabelli lives and works in Rome, Italy. An illustrator of several books for major international publishers, her mother says she was born with a drawing pencil in hand.