Biography for Off Like the Wind! : The First Ride of the Pony Express


McMillan Palgrave

MICHAEL P. SPRADLIN is the author of several books for children and teens, including Walker'sTexas Rangers: Legendary Lawmen and Daniel Boone's Great Escape, as well as the Youngest Templar series with Putnam. He lives with his family in Lapeer, Michigan. www.michaelspradlin.com


LAYNE JOHNSON has illustrated more than a dozen picture books for children, including the acclaimedFarmer George Plants a Nation. Mr. Johnson is also a frequent speaker in schools and libraries. When not painting, he loves spending time with his family, gardening, and traveling to historic sites. He lives in Texas. www.laynejohnson.com



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