About the Author
PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books. Her novels for older readers include the Newbery Honor Books "Lily's Crossing "and "Pictures of Hollis Woods, " and "Willow Run," a companion to "Lily's Crossing." Her most recent books are the novels "R My Name Is Rachel," "Storyteller," and "Wild Girl," and the Zigzag titles, "Number One Kid, Big Whopper, Flying Feet, " and "Star Time." Patricia Reilly Giff is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact the Random House Speakers Bureau at RHSpeakers@RandomHouse.com.
ALASDAIR BRIGHT has illustrated numerous books and advertising projects. He loves drawing and is never without his sketchbook."