About the Author
Suzanne Slade is the author of over 80 books for children including Multiply on the Fly, What s the Difference?, What's New at the Zoo?, and Animals are Sleeping for Sylvan Dell. Her works include picture books, biographies, as well as many non-fiction titles about animals, sports, and nature. One of her favorite parts of the writing process is researching and learning new things. Ms. Slade lives near Chicago with her husband, Mike, two children, and their tiny dog, Corduroy.
As both a children s book and scientific illustrator, Erin Hunter specializes in entomological and botanical illustrations. She illustrated Multiply on the Fly and A Day on the Mountain for Sylvan Dell, and she has taught botanical illustration and field sketching at UC Santa Cruz. Erin's portfolio includes print and online design projects for clients ranging from marketing firms to culinary groups to educational organizations--and she's drawn insects under a microscope for the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. Erin lives with her husband on California's Monterey Peninsula. When she s not sketching and painting, she tends to flowers, fruit trees, and vegetables in her backyard garden.