Elsa Knight Brunotaught kindergarten for twenty-nine years. She has published fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in many children's magazines. This is her first picture book. She lives in Sylvania, Ohio. Jenny Whiteheadis the author-illustrator of "Holiday Stew: A Kid's Portion of Holiday and Seasonal Poems "and "Lunch Box Mail and Other Poems." She lives in Kansas City, Missouri.