Pacific Grove, CA, US
JOANNE RYDER is the author of many acclaimed books for children, including "The Snail's Spell," illustrated by Lynne Cherry, and "Earthdance, "illustrated by Norman Gorbaty. She lives in Pacific Grove, California.
MELISSA SWEET has illustrated numerous picture books, including "I Love You, Too!" by Eve Bunting and the books in the Pinky and Rex series. She lives in Rockport, Maine.