Sarah Albee writes children's books for many age groups and under a number of pseudonyms. She has had three of her books appear on the New York Times Bestseller list. Before she began her career as a children's book writer and editor, Sarah was a newspaper cartoonist and a semiprofessional basketball player. These days she lives in Connecticut with her husband and three children. Tom Brannon is a popular illustrator who has worked on many different book series, including Sesame Street, Muppet Babies, and Playhouse Disney.