David Small is the recipient of the Caldecott Medal, a Christopher Medal, and the E. B. White Award for his picture books, which include "The Gardener" (with Sarah Stewart, 1997 Caldicott Honor, Christopher Medal), "So You Want to Be President?" (2001 Caldicott Medal), "George Washington's Cows," "Ruby Mae Has Something to Say," "Eulalie and the Hopping Head," "Fenwick's Suit," "Imogene's Antlers," "Paper John," "Hoover's Bride," "Hoover's Bride," and "Stitches," (2009 National Book Award nominee, Amazon Best of the Month, September 2009), and many others. Small's drawings have appeared in the New Yorker and the New York Times. He lives in Mendon, Michigan.