About the Author
The author, Linda Talley, was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She holds a master's degree in English Language and Literature and is a graduate of the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Law. She currently resides in the Missouri Ozarks, where she works as a freelance writer and pursues her interests in cooking, gardening, and botany. She is the author of four earlier books for children, Bea's Own Good, Plato's Journey, Jackson's Plan
, and Thank You, Meiling
, also published by MarshMedia.
The illustrator, Andra Chase was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she attended the John McCrady Art School. She now lives in Kansas, where she has continued her study of art and art history and works as an illustrator and designer of printed media. Her paintings have been exhibited in juried and solo shows throughout the Midwest. Chase has illustrated numerous books for children, including Jomo and Mata, Inger's Promise, Bea's Own Good and Jackson's Plan.