Red Wing, MN, US
Candice F. Ransom is the author of more than 60 books for young
readers, including "The Christmas Dolls," which "Publishers Weekly"
called "an unusually moving story." She and her husband, Frank, and their cat, Xenia, live in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Ellen Beier has illustrated many books for children, including "Mrs. Peachtree and the Eighth Avenue Cat "and "The Blue Hill Meadows," She grew up in New York and now lives in Corvallis, Oregon, with her husband and son.