About the Authors and Illustrators
The author of more than 100 books for young readers, Eve Bunting was born in the small village of Maghera in Northern Ireland. Her numerous awards and honors include the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers, the PEN Los Angeles Center Literary Award for Special Achievement in Children's Literature, and the Edgar, given by the Mystery Writers of America.
Lisa McCourt has always loved reading and writing stories for children. She started her own book packaging company, Boingo Books, but prefers being a regular author.
Cyd's work in children's books, including Alice and Greta, I Love You, Stinky Face, and Good Night, Princess Pruney Toes remains her most favorite job of all. Her infectious enthusiasm, whimsical artwork and charming storytelling make her a favorite for conferences, school visits, and other programs.
Caroline Jayne Church