Lisa Lauria, Author: Lisa Lauria is a children’s book writer and editor based in New York City. She has written for licensed properties including Disney, Care Bears, and Mad Libs. When not writing, she enjoys spending time with her husband Peter, her daughter Cassidy, and her very rambunctious dog Stella.
Mariana Ikuta, Illustrator: Mariana Ikuta studied design in Brazil, illustration in London, and art in New York. Since she was young, she used drawing as a way of expressing herself before finding her calling as a professional artist. She lives in Vancouver where she devotes her time to her true passion illustrating pictures books.