Newbery-Honor winning poet Joyce Sidman is the author of Song of the Water Boatman
and Red Sings from Treetops
, both Caldecott Honor Books, as well as other fine books of poetry. For her remarkable poetry, she has won, several times, both the Lee Bennet Hopkins Award and Bank Street's Claudia Lewis Award. About writing this book she says "For me, writing is a matter of finding what things amaze and intrigue me and what things give me joy." She lives in Wayzata, Minnesota.
Beth Krommes is the Caldecott Winner of The House in the Night and other beautifully illustrated, much-acclaimed picture books. She lives in Peterborough, NH. www.bethkrommes.com