Denise Holly Ulinskas Holly Hobbie has worked as an artist for more than thirty years and is the author of seven previous and highly acclaimed Toot & Puddle picture books, as well as an illustrated memoir, The Art of Holly Hobbie. The mother of grown children, she lives with her husband in Conway, Massachusetts
Christa Kieffer Studios Ms. Kieffer currently lives in a small community surrounded by Point Reyes National Seashore in California. She is co-founder of Gallery Route One in nearby Point Reyes Station. She travels to Paris frequently, rising in the early hours of dawn to walk the boulevards and photograph this magical city before it becomes partly invisible with tour buses and the roar of contemporary traffic.