About the Author
KATE BERNHEIMER is the author of the picture book The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum,
a Publishers Weekly
Best Book of the Year. Her most recent book for adults are Horse, Flower, Bird,
a collection of stories, and The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold,
the third novel in a fairy-tale trilogy. A fairy tale expert, she is the editor of My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me; Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales;
and Brothers and Beasts: An Anthology of Men in Fairy Tales.
She is currently a professor of English at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. Visit her at KateBernheimer.com.
CHRIS SHEBAN is best-known for his luminous jacket art for Kate DiCamillo's acclaimed novel, Because of Winn Dixie.
He is also the illustrator of many picture books, including Catching the Moon
by the bestselling novelist of Bee Season,
Myla Goldberg, and A Night on the Range
by Aaron Frisch. He's been awarded three Gold and three Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators. Visit him at ChrisSheban.com.