About the Author
Therese Laskey, a marketing consultant for such companies as Disney, Scholastic, and Nickelodeon, is author of Softies and the upcoming Softies Kit. See www.softiescentral.typepad.com.
Chika Mori is an illustrator/designer for Warner Bros. and creates original softies sold at Anthropologie, museum stores, and online retailers. (See www.chikagraphy.com.)
Yoko Inoue is a New Yorkbased photographer whose clients include Domino, Readymade, and Martha Stewart Living magazines.