Timothy R. Gaffney is the author of "Grandpa Take Me to the Moon" and other books. He is also the aviation journalist for the "Dayton Daily News" in Ohio and a private pilot. He lives in Miamisburg, Ohio. Bernadette Pons is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including "Mouse Cleaning" and "The Feathered Crown." She lives with her family in Paris, France.