Deborah Chandra's previous children's books include "A Is for Amos," which "Publishers Weekly" called "a charmer" in a starred review. She lives in Altadena, California. Madeleine Comora is an author and poet who lives in Glendale, California. Brock Cole is the author and/or illustrator of many books, including the picture books "Buttons," a "Boston Globe"-"Horn Book" Honor Book, and "Larky Mavis." He lives in Buffalo, New York.