About the Author
J. D. Lester is a Southern lady with a big sense of humor and a heart of gold. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband, their children, and two golden retrievers.
Hiroe Nakata grew up in Japan, where she was encouraged in her drawing by her grandfather, a painter. She moved to the United States when she was sixteen and is a graduate of the Parsons School of Design. She has illustrated numerous children's books and lives in Brooklyn, NY.