Ann McGovern has written over thirty-five children's books, including STONE SOUP; several books in the If You Lived... series; and SCRAM, KID! (Viking, 1974), which won the HORN BOOK Award. McGovern spent part of her career at Scholastic, where she created the SeeSaw Book Club. McGovern lives in New York City.
Ricardo Tercio is a Lisbon-based illustrator who worked in animation for years before dedicating his time to drawing. Ricardo has done everything--from ad illustration to book covers, from comics to storyboarding--but his most favorite thing to do is draw creatures.