LORI HASKINS HOURAN is a former children's book editor at Random House and Golden Books. She's the author of My Little Golden Book About George Washington, The Tale of Paul Bunyan, My Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed, and numerous leveled reading titles, including Too Many Dogs and The $25,000 Flight. Learn more about Lori at lorihaskinshouran.com. NILA AYE has been an illustrator for more than 20 years. She is influenced by mid-century design and children's books from that era. She lives in London, England.