About the Author
Katherine Applegate's many children's books include the Newbery Award-winning novel The One and Only Ivan, the picture book TheBuffalo Storm, and the bestselling Animorphs series. She lives in California. www.katherineapplegate.com.
Jan Ormerod (1946-2013) was an award-winning author who grew up in Western Australia. As a child Jan drew constantly, and she eventually went on to attend art school and study drawing, painting, and sculpture. During her career Jan published more than fifty books, including "Sunshine", "Lizzie Nonsense", "Water Witcher", and "Maudie and Bear". Her work, which resonated with young children and adults alike, won many prestigious awards and received much acclaim.