Jean Conder Soule (1925-2015) wrote many books and poems for children in the '60s and '70s. She was so gratified to see an old favorite story of hers come back into print.
Since 1969, George Booth's illustrations have been an iconic feature of the New Yorker magazine. He also illustrated the classic Dr. Seuss book Wacky Wednesday. He and his wife, Dione, live in Stony Brook, New York.