Jackie Katz lives with her husband Steve, and their dog Sophie in Bristol, Rhode Island. Sophie is featured in the book and often in Jackie's social media posts. Jackie and Steve have three grown sons whom they are immensely proud of. Jackie has loved and collected children's books her whole life; she also has a large collection of hats that coordinate with her books. Jackie does a weekly children's Storytime, called "Mrs. Katz and Her Hats," at her local public library. She enjoys sharing her love of reading and storytelling with the children.
Nancy Brandley is an artist and visual arts educator in Rhode Island where she lives with her husband. When she's not teaching or making art she loves spend time with her daughter, travel, and visit art museums. This is her first children's book but it won't be her last!