Lilian Moore (1909-2004) wrote many well-loved books for children, including I'LL MEET YOU AT THE CUCUMBERS; ADAM MOUSE'S BOOK OF POEMS; DON'T BE AFRAID, AMANDA; POEMS HAVE ROOTS; LITTLE RACCOON; and I'M SMALL. She was a recipient of the Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children from the National Council of Teachers of English.
Roma Karas was born in Russia and was interested in art throughout his childhood there. Eventually, he moved to the United States and attended the Rhode Island School of Design. Roma Karas now lives in New York, where he works as an illustrator and bookmaker. MURA